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Tympanometers - Resources

Relevant to Tympanometry and Telemedicine

1.    Alaerts J. Evaluation of middle ear function in young children: clinical guidelines for the use of 226- and 1,000-Hz tympanometry. Otol Neurotol 2007; 28(6): 727-32

2.    American Academy of Family Physicians; American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; American Academy of Pediatrics Subcommittee on Acute Otitis Media and Otitis Media with Effusion. Pediatrics 2004; 113(5):  1412-29 & 1451-65.

3.    American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine. Hearing assessment in infants and children: recommendations beyond neonatal screening. 2009; 124(4):1253-1263.

4.    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (1997). Guidelines for Audiologic Screening ASHA 1997. Available from www.asha.org/policy

5.    American Speech‐Language‐Hearing Association. Causes of Hearing Loss in Children. http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/disorders/causes.html

6.    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Guidelines for Screening for Hearing Impairments and Middle Ear Disorders. ASHA 1990 32 (2): 17-24.

7.    Ciccia AH et al. Improving the access of young urban children to speech, language and hearing screening via telehealth.  J Telemed Telecare. 2011; 17(5): 240-4.

8.    Ervin S. Introduction and Practical Use of Tympanometry Measurements in a Hearing Conservation Program. Workplace Integra.  Hearing Conservation and Health Data Management. http://www.workplaceintegra.com/hearing-articles/Tympanometry.html

9.    Harris PK et al. The Use of Tympanometry and Pneumatic Otoscopy for Predicting Middle Ear Disease. American Journal of Audiology 2005; Vol.14 3-13.

10.    Kokesh J, Ferguson AS, Patricoski. The Alaska Experience Using Store-and-Forward Telemedicine for ENT Care in Alaska. Otolaryngologic Clinics of N.A. 2011; 44(6): 1359-74.

11.    Krumm M, Syms M. Teleaudiology. Otolaryngologic Clinics of N.A. 2011; 44(6): 1297-1304.

12.    Margolis RH, Heller J. Screening tympanometry: criteria for medical referral. Audiology 1987; 26:197-208.

13.    Martin, F.N. & Clark, J.G.  Introduction to Audiology 2000, 7th Edition. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

14.    Minnesota Department of Health. Otoscopy and Tympanometry Screening Manual. July 2009. St. Paul MN.

15.    Onusko E. Tympanometry. Am Fam Physician 2004; 7: 1713-20

16.    ORourke J. Products in Practice. Focus on Tympanometers. Hearing Review. July/August 2009. http://www.hearingreview.com/issues/articles/HPR_2009-07_03.asp 

17.    Patricoski C, Ferguson AS. Which tympanometer is optimal for an outpatient primary care setting? Journal of Family Practice 2006; Vol. 55 No. 11: 246-252.

18.    Polovoy C. Audiology Telepractice Overcomes Inaccessibility. The ASHA Leader 2008; June

19.    Seidemann MF, Givens GD. Tympanometry Assessment of Eustachian Tube Patency in Children. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders 1977; Vol.42 487-497.

20.    Shanks J, Shelton C. Basic principles and clinical applications of tympanometry. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 1991; 24:299-328.

21.    Van Camp KJ et al. Principles of Tympanometry.  American Speech Language Hearing Association Monograph No. 24 1986. 88 pages. http://www.asha.org/uploadedFiles/publications/archive/Monographs24.pdf#search=%22tympanometry%22

22.    Wazen J, Ferraro J, Hughes R. Clinical Evaluation of a Portable, Cordless, Hand-held Middle Ear Analyzer. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 1988 99 (3): 348 - 350.

23.    Wiley TL, Barrett KA. Test-Retest Reliability in Tympanometry. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research 1991; Vol.34 1197-1206.

The major manufacturers also have some excellent manuals, guides and other resources regarding clinical tympanometry and the use, operation and care of the equipment.

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