American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ASHA Thesaurus

The ASHA Thesaurus is a controlled vocabulary used to organize information in the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology.

Terms marked "(node label only)" are for classification only and should not be used for indexing. Non-preferred terms are in italics.

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Hearing assessment (node label only)

Scope Note

For thesaurus classification only; use Hearing and Assessment

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Acoustic impedance audiometry
Acoustic reflex testing
Occupational hearing loss assessment (node label only)
Pediatric hearing assessment (node label only)
Pure tone air-conduction testing
Pure tone bone conduction testing
Signal-to-noise ratio
Site of lesion testing
Sound field testing
Speech-reception threshold
Speech audiometry
Tuning fork tests
Word recognition testing

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