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Road Construction: I-65 Bridge Repairs in Downtown Indianapolis

Portions of Interstate 65 in downtown Indianapolis will be closed for bridge repairs beginning on or after July 1. Construction may impact travel to IU Health facilities in the area. Learn more.

Construcción del camino: reparaciones del puente de I-65 en el centro de Indianápolis

Partes de la Interestatal 65 en el centro de Indianápolis estarán cerradas para reparaciones de puentes que empiezan en o después del 1 de Julio. La construcción puede afectar el viaje a los centros hospitalarios de IU Health en el área.

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Audiology Testing Part 1

What are all those different tests that Audiology uses and why? When you see an Audiologist at Riley at IU Health as one of your specialty visits combined with your Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic visit, we will help determine the functional status of your child’s ears and how well your child is hearing. We do this through a combination of different test procedures called a test battery. We’d like to briefly explain the most common tests performed and the what, why and how behind each one. We begin with otoscopy, which is a visual inspection of the ear canal. This is done to make sure there is no debris or wax blocking the pathway of sound to the middle and inner ear. We use a special flashlight, called an otoscope and look in the ear canal. 

Next we often do a pressure test that determines how well the eardrum is functioning, this is called tympanometry. This test enables us to determine if one’s eardrum is not functioning normally, which may impact one’s hearing ability. This test is performed by placing an ear tip in the opening of the ear canal for a few seconds. 

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