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COVID-19 Alert: We are currently at GREEN traffic light level - there is no restriction for coming to hospital to receive healthcare. Visitors are currently welcome at Metro South Health facilities, and are asked to help keep patients safe by maintaining physical distancing where possible and practising hand hygiene. See visitor restrictions and the latest Queensland Government information. [18 January 2023].


at Princess Alexandra Hospital

Our Audiology team provides a range of hearing assessment and rehabilitation services. Audiologists are health care professionals who specialise in in identifying, diagnosing, treating and monitoring disorders of the auditory and vestibular system parts of the ear.

Princess Alexandra Hospital's audiology services include:

  • basic hearing assessments, including:
    • pure tone audiometry
    • immittance audiometry
    • speech audiometry
    • otoacoustic emission testing.
  • complex hearing assessments, including:
    • central auditory perceptual function testing
    • auditory evoked potential assessments (auditory brainstem response
    • audiometry, auditory late response audiometry)
    • facial nerve testing (electroneuronography).
  • rehabilitative services, including:
    • tinnitus assessment and management
    • hearing aid bank
    • coordination of inpatient hearing aid services.
  • special services, including:
    • intraoperative cranial nerve monitoring
    • hearing threshold measurement under general anaesthetics.

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Last updated 27 May 2020
Last reviewed 20 October 2016