Evoked Responses to Continuous Low Frequency Tones

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1 R43 DC02432-1,
Agency Tracking Number: 25002
Amount: $74,576.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1994
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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475 Gate 5 Road, Suite 255, Sausalito, CA, 94965
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Don Jewett
 (415) 331-3775
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Research Institution
While auditory evoked responses are often used for objective assessment of hearing, especiallyin infants, such responses do not provide an adequate measure of low-frequency hearing. This, in turn,makes more difficult the selection of a hearing aid appropriate for the patient's hearing deficit.Evaluation of the auditory evoked response is especially difficult because of the brain's response totransient changes in the sound stimulus, and because of temporal overlap of the responses. Both ofthese problems are eliminated by a new method, to be tested in this research, which retrieves auditoryevoked responses to continuous low-frequency tones. If successful, this research will overcome a majorproblem in the evaluation of low-frequency hearing in infants.

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