CHAPTER Tympanometry in Clinical Practice

  title={CHAPTER Tympanometry in Clinical Practice},
  author={Janet Shanks and Jack Shohet},
Two “must read” articles on the development of clinical tympanometry are Terkildsen and Thomsen (1959) and Terkildsen and Scott-Nielsen (1960). Their interest in estimating middle-ear pressure and in measuring recruitment with the acoustic reflex had a profound effect on the development of clinical instruments. Each time I read these articles, I am struck first by the incredible amount of information in the articles, and second, by the lack of scientific data to support their conclusions. Most… CONTINUE READING


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