Using an Otoscope with Preschoolers in Acoustic Immittance Screening Programs Visual examination of preschoolers' ears with an otoscope before acoustic immittance screening is recommended. A description is given for disguising the otoscope as a hand puppet so it will be acceptable to the children and expedite screening. ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1981
Using an Otoscope with Preschoolers in Acoustic Immittance Screening Programs
 
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  • Carolyn H. Musket is coordinator of practicum training in audiology at The University of Texas at Dallas-Callier Center for Communication Disorders in Dallas, Texas. Rosanne Duca Dworaczyk is coordinator of the Hearing Conservation Program for the Garland Independent School District, Garland, Texas. Requests for reprints should be sent to Musket at the University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, 1966 Inwood Road, Dallas, Texas 75235.
    Carolyn H. Musket is coordinator of practicum training in audiology at The University of Texas at Dallas-Callier Center for Communication Disorders in Dallas, Texas. Rosanne Duca Dworaczyk is coordinator of the Hearing Conservation Program for the Garland Independent School District, Garland, Texas. Requests for reprints should be sent to Musket at the University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, 1966 Inwood Road, Dallas, Texas 75235.×
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1981
Using an Otoscope with Preschoolers in Acoustic Immittance Screening Programs
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1981, Vol. 12, 36-38. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1201.36
History: Received November 19, 1979 , Accepted March 24, 1980
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1981, Vol. 12, 36-38. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1201.36
History: Received November 19, 1979; Accepted March 24, 1980

Visual examination of preschoolers' ears with an otoscope before acoustic immittance screening is recommended. A description is given for disguising the otoscope as a hand puppet so it will be acceptable to the children and expedite screening.

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