Questionable Use of "Nonorganic" in Norrix et al. (2017), "Estimating Nonorganic Hearing Thresholds".

@article{Peck2018QuestionableUO,
  title={Questionable Use of "Nonorganic" in Norrix et al. (2017), "Estimating Nonorganic Hearing Thresholds".},
  author={James E Peck},
  journal={American journal of audiology},
  year={2018},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          366-367
        }
}
Purpose The author of this letter to the editor expresses concern about the use of the word "nonorganic" as a source of confusion in terminology. Specifically, this is in response to the December 2017 American Journal of Audiology article, "Estimating Nonorganic Hearing Thresholds Using Binaural Auditory Stimuli" (Norrix, Rubiano, & Mueller, 2017). "Nonorganic" is a source of confusion in terminology, because it can be used in two different ways. One way can mean to say there is no hearing loss… CONTINUE READING

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