Tests For Hearing
Test of detecting damage to chochlea (LQ)
• As discussed earlier absolute bone conduction test is a tuning fork test in which bone conduction of the patient is compared with BC of the examiner after occluding the external auditory meatus of both patient and examiner
• Bone conduction is a measure of cochlear function.
Hence, ABC test is used to detect damage to cochleA.
Caloric test - assesses vestibular function