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One-Eartip Solution for Pure-Tone Audiometry & Acoustic Immittance Measurements: Using Insert Earphone with an Immittance Probe Ear Tip

Two consecutive studies sought to determine the (1) audiometric calibration levels (ETSPLs) and, (2) real ear attenuation thresholds (REAT) for the KUDUwave earcup used with an insert earphone using a...

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Intercontinental Hearing Assessment – A Study in Tele-Audiology

This study evaluated the validity of remote pure-tone audiometric testing using the Kuduwave audiometer. Remote pure-tone audiometry was conducted with a clinical audiologist in North America on participants situated in...

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Test-Retest Reliability of the Kuduwave Audiometer, including Extended High Frequencies

The research was conducted to determine the test-retest reliability of the Kuduwave audiometer at all frequencies from 125Hz up to 16,000 Hz. The data was collected in an open-air environment...

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Diagnostic Pure-Tone Audiometry in Schools: Mobile Testing Without a Sound-Treated Environment

The purpose of this study was to validate diagnostic pure-tone audiometry in schools without a sound-treated booth using the Kuduwave audiometer. The Kuduwave audiometer incorporates insert earphones covered by circumaural...

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Validity of Diagnostic Pure-Tone Audiometry Using a Portable Computerised Audiometer Outside of a Sound-Treated Environment

Historically, diagnostic air and bone conduction audiometry has been conducted in conventional, annually certified audiometric test booths that allow for testing of hearing thresholds down to 0 dB. Advances in...

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Speed, Accuracy & Reliability of Automated Audiometry

This study investigated the accuracy, reliability and time-efficiency of automated pure-tone audiometry (air and bone conduction testing) using the Kuduwave audiometer. This was done by comparing thresholds obtained through automated...

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Ambient Noise Impact on Accuracy of Automated Audiometry

This study investigated the accuracy of pure-tone air conduction thresholds obtained by the Kuduwave audiometer  in automated testing mode, with a controlled level of background noise (40 dBA), at a...

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Accuracy of Remote Hearing Assessment in Rural Community

​​The study demonstrates the validity of using synchronous telemedicine for conducting hearing assessments with the Kuduwave  audiometer in a remote rural agricultural community without a sound booth. The Kuduwave  audiometer...

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Validity of Diagnostic Computer-Based Air & Forehead Bone Conduction Audiometry

Air- and bone conduction thresholds obtained with the Kuduwave audiometer were compared with those obtained by the industry standard audiometer. Both these audiometers obtained thresholds inside a sound booth.

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Validity of Diagnostic Pure-Tone Audiometry without a Sound-Treated Environment in Older Adults

This study aimed to investigate the validity of the use of the Kuduwave audiometer  for diagnostic pure-tone audiometry in a natural environment. The Kuduwave audiometer  used in this study uses...

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Evaluation of the Kuduwave Audiometer for Compliance with Standards for Hearing Conservation Purposes

The evaluation of the Kuduwave audiometer against standards and regulations revealed that the Kuduwave complies with all required standards as an audiometer used for hearing conservation purposes as guided by...

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Pure-Tone Audiometry Outside a Sound Booth, using Earphone Attenuation, Integrated Noise Monitoring, & Automation

This study investigated the validity of the Kuduwave diagnostic audiometer outside of a sound booth, and investigated the attenuation characteristics and live ambient noise-monitoring feature of the KUDUwave audiometer.

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Validation of a Bilateral Simultaneous Computer-Based Tympanometer

This study investigated the reliability and accuracy of unilateral and bilateral simultaneous tympanometric measurements of the Kuduwave Pro-TMP audiometer with integrated tympanometer. This was done by comparing tympanometric measurements yielded...

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