Audiology assessment

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
Synonymous names:Audiology check
METeOR identifier:529778
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 08/08/2014
Definition:An audiology assessment provides information about the status of middle ear function, diagnosis of hearing loss, and recommendations for clinical care and rehabilitation, such as communication strategies, classroom amplification, hearing aids, speech therapy and educational support. An audiological assessment can also monitor changes in hearing associated with medical and surgical management of middle ear conditions.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:AIHW 2011. Ear and hearing health of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory. Cat. no. IHW 60. Canberra: AIHW, p. 6

Relational attributes

Metadata items which use this glossary item:

Audiology assessment client cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014

Audiology assessment recommended course of action code N[N] Indigenous, Endorsed 18/02/2015

Audiology assessment recommended course of action code N[N] Indigenous, Endorsed 08/08/2014

Patient—audiology assessment recommended course of action, code N[N] Indigenous, Endorsed 18/02/2015

Patient—audiology assessment recommended course of action, code N[N] Indigenous, Archived 18/02/2015

Patient—audiology assessment recommended course of action, text X[X(99)] Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014

Patient—previous audiology assessment date Indigenous, Endorsed 18/02/2015

Patient—previous audiology assessment date, DDMMYYYY Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014

Patient—previous audiology assessment indicator Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014

Patient—previous audiology assessment indicator, yes/no code N Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Children's Health Checks: Audiology services DSS, May 2011-March 2012 Indigenous, Archived 18/02/2015

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory: Audiology services DSS, April 2012-April 2013 Indigenous, Archived 18/02/2015

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory: Audiology services DSS, May 2013-August 2014 Indigenous, Endorsed 18/02/2015