Spondee Speech Recognition Threshold

Spondee Speech Recognition Threshold is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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SRT, speech reception threshold, speech recognition threshold.

To evaluate for hearing loss related to speech discrepancies.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings

  • Normal spondee threshold of about 6 to 10 dB (decibels) of the normal pure tone threshold with 50% of the words presented being correctly repeated at the appropriate intensity (see study titled "Audiometry, Hearing Loss")
  • Normal speech recognition with 90% to 100% of the words presented being correctly repeated at an appropriate intensity.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions

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