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Can you give a 2 year old child versed in order to have his hearing tested reliably?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Doubtful

Versed is a sedative and an amnesiac so the person is sleepy and can't remember what happened.
I see no value in using this to get a hearing test.

In brief: Doubtful

Versed is a sedative and an amnesiac so the person is sleepy and can't remember what happened.
I see no value in using this to get a hearing test.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Which test

There are nerve reflex tests, which only tell you if the wiring is hooked up.
These can be done when the kid is asleep. A true hearing test requires that the kid be fully awake & is determined by their response. For a 2 yr old this might best occur in a sound booth where tones are generated from speakers on different sides of the room.As the kid turns to the sound you get an estimate of hearing

In brief: Which test

There are nerve reflex tests, which only tell you if the wiring is hooked up.
These can be done when the kid is asleep. A true hearing test requires that the kid be fully awake & is determined by their response. For a 2 yr old this might best occur in a sound booth where tones are generated from speakers on different sides of the room.As the kid turns to the sound you get an estimate of hearing
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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