2015 Hearing & Balance

Example test question 6

In a patient with a conductive hearing loss on the LEFT side, what will the patient report when you perform the Rinne and Weber tests? Answer

ANSWER
RINNE: Conduction THRESHOLD
WEBER
A
air < bone
left
B
air < bone
right
C
air < bone

equal in both

D
air > bone
left
E
air > bone
right
F
air > bone
equal in both
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