The Weber and Rinne tests are two clinical hearing assessment techniques that help diagnose the type of hearing impairment the patient suffers from. Particularly, these tests can quickly determine whether the patient is dealing with a conductive or sensorineural hearing loss, which must be treated at an early stage to avoid permanent hearing loss.
The Weber test is a test for lateralization:
Weber and Rinne's tests are necessary for those who have difficulty hearing out of one ear: it's important to perform them early on so the condition can be treated at an early stage, perhaps by adopting a hearing aid.
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