Category Archives: Hearing loss

Sudden sensorineural deafness, and vibration without a tuning fork

From this month’s BJGP: Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) is an otological emergency. The guidance is that sudden hearing loss that developed within the past 30 days needs to be referred for assessment within 24 hrs. If over 30 days … Continue reading

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Audiograms

I was recently presented with an audiogram to interpret, and realised that the printout we get from our practice equipment has no labels on the axes and no accompanying notes, which is not very helpful. I remembered roughly how to … Continue reading

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