Audiology Testing with Sedation

Auditory Brainstem Evoked Response tests with sedation may be required in patients at least 4 months of age who are developmentally or behaviorally unable to complete behavioral hearing testing.  Otoacoustic emissions and tympanometry testing will also be performed.

Patients are screened using set criteria for safe sedation, and to determine if general anesthesia is a safer option.

How to order:

Auditory Brainstem Evoked Response testing may be ordered:

At time of request, please provide:

Pre-sedation instructions for patient families

Please provide parents with our patient brochure on sedation services or direct them to our web page: www.akronchilrens.org/sedation for videos and other information regarding procedural sedation.

A nurse will contact the family 1-2 weeks before the procedure to:

A sedation staff member will contact the family  24-48 hours before the scheduled sedation to:

Patients will receive results the same day.  A written report will be sent to the referring physician.


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