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The oldest type of amplification is:
Which is NOT true regarding analog hearing instruments?
Three advantages of the Behind-the-Ear (BTE) HI are: (check all that apply)
Analog instruments convert electrical signals back to _____ signals during the final stage.
The first eyeglass hearing instrument patent was granted in:
Adult cochlear implant candidates with pre-lingual deafness do well with CIs.
With compression technology, _____ sounds are amplified more than _____ sounds.
The In-the-Canal (ITC) instrument: (check all that apply)
Recruitment involving sensorineural hearing loss creates an auditory condition which involves:
The input signal which the hearing instrument microphone receives is:
Arguably, the first effective HI (the stethoscope) was developed by _____ in _____.
The In-the-Ear (ITE):
Which is true about digital hearing instruments:
ALDs (assistive listening devices) do: (check all that apply)
The completely-in-canal (CIC) style of hearing instrument allows for:
The disadvantage of recommending the completely-in-canal (CIC) style of instrument is:
Adult cochlear Implants are indicated for patients who have:
Hearing instruments with compression circuitry amplify sounds in a _____ fashion.
The receiver of the hearing instrument on a CROS fitting system is: (check all that apply)
The first transistor hearing aid was developed in:
Middle ear implants replace the:
The Complete-In-Canal (CIC) hearing instrument is _____ hidden from the view of others.
_____ is the term used to describe a loss of auditory sensitivity.
Cochlear implants (Cis) contain a microphone, speech processor, and _____.
Surgeries not involving the middle ear are:
Implantable devices are only indicated for sensorineural hearing loss.
Algorithms are used to control digital signal processing strategies within hearing instruments.
There have been about ___________ adult cochlear implants worldwide?
The approximate number of persons in the US who are known to have any category of hearing loss is:
Analog instruments convert mechanical signals to _____ signals next.
Analog instruments convert acoustical signals to _____ signals first.
Compression aids _____ distortion at _____ levels of output.
The bio-amplifier of the cochlea is usually destroyed with the insertion of the electrode array during the cochlear implant (CI) process.
Advanced microphones are capable of capturing sound:
The percentage of PWHL (persons with hearing loss) who have sensorineural hearing loss is:
The biggest disadvantage of the in-the-ear (ITE) style of hearing instrument is:
A hearing instrument receiver:
The first patent for an electronic hearing aid
The fitting of a completely-in-the canal hearing instrument requires _____ gain/amplification.
Linear amplification devices are known to:
Circuitry used today in almost all post-1998 hearing instruments is:
A hearing instrument algorithm is:
Middle ear implants utilize an audio processor which requires a _____ to work.
A microphone is:
CROS hearing instruments are instruments which provide:
The in-the-canal (ITC) style disadvantages are: (check all that apply)
The first bone conduction device was developed in:
The cochlear implant (CI) electrode array is placed inside the _____.
Cochlear implants only are indicated for patients who have binaural severe-to-profound HL.
A patient’s dynamic range is:
Digitally controlled analog instruments were the first instruments to offer:
The types of problems associated with hearing loss are: (check all that apply)
The indication for CROS is:
A large increase in the perceived loudness of a signal produced by relatively small increases in intensity above threshold is termed:
The challenges for people with hearing loss include: (check all that apply)
Which is NOT correct regarding digital signal processor (DSP) hearing instruments?
Attenuation involving sensorineural hearing loss creates an auditory condition which involves: