The Eye & Ear
By: Litrina Valera
In this presentation, you will learn the
abbreviations that relate to the special
Stands for: Pressure equalizing tube.
The PE tube is a small tube surgically
placed in a child’s eardrum to help
drain the trapped fluid inside the ear. It
also equalizes pressure between the
middle ear cavity and the atmosphere.
Stands for: eyes, ears, nose and
Stands for: Bone conduction
It is the conduction of sound to the
inner ear, through the bones of the
BC is reason why our voices sound different
to us when we hear ourselves when
recorded and played back. We perceive our
voices to be a higher pitch than how others
actually hear it.
Stands for: Decibel
dB measures the intensity or loudness
of a sound.
0 decibels is the quietest sound
measured, and 120 dB is the loudest