Talk:Auditory brainstem response

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The following sentences appear to have been taken verbatim from the referenced eMedicine website: "The procedure was first described by Jewett and Williston in 1971. ABR audiometry is the most common application of auditory evoked responses. Test administration and interpretation are typically performed by an audiologist." I did not check if other text from this document was also copied, but unless permission was obtained this violates WebMD's copyright.

ABR/BAER[edit]

Why is the hospital performing this test on me. I am 65 years old and in good health, and I have pretty good hearing? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.212.139.220 (talk) 19:29, 28 February 2010 (UTC)

I really can't say with any authority why they are doing this on you particularly; but generally it is done on adults where there is doubt about the veracity of the subjective (pure tone audiometry) results —Preceding unsigned comment added by Si1965 (talkcontribs) 22:28, 22 November 2010 (UTC)

Question moved from article.[edit]

A new user, Cwchet, posted a question in the article. I have removed it, and paste it here for consideration by an editor competent to answer this: "q: At Sample rate = 512, this provides only ~5 data samples during a time window of 10ms, which is far less than the 1000 minimum written below and too few to create a meaningfull waveform. Should this be 512k?" RolandR (talk) 00:03, 3 July 2013 (UTC)

No, it's definitely not 512k. The expression 'sample rate' is a bit misleading, to be honest. It actually refers to the number of data points plotted within the time window to create the waveform (on my machine it is labelled "#points"). The '1000 minimum' referred to in the question is a slightly different thing; this refers to the number of responses used to create the averaged waveform. BbBrock (talk) 11:55, 20 September 2013 (UTC)

Generating sites[edit]

There's been some recent activity changing the generating sites of the waves of the ABR, and even how many waves there are, with no discussion. I think before any other changes are made on this topic, there should be discussion here of exactly what sources are being used for the information people want to add or subtract. If they are books or other sources most people do not have direct access to, I think quotations should be provided as well. Also, please do not use double-bracket links for Wiki articles that do not exist. Eflatmajor7th (talk) 04:01, 12 November 2013 (UTC)