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Cochlear implant: Quiz


Question 1: an array of up to 22 electrodes wound through the ________, which send the impulses to the nerves in the scala tympani and then directly to the brain through the auditory nerve system.
Auditory systemCochleaInner earEar

Question 2: In December 1984, the Australian cochlear implant was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration to be implanted into adults in the ________.
CanadaAlaskaPhilippinesUnited States

Question 3: [30][31] ________ has been shown to be a useful adjunctive therapy in the management of cochlear implant flap necrosis.
Oxygen toxicityDecompression sicknessScuba divingHyperbaric medicine

Question 4: Tuning In ________ article about advances in cochlear implant technology with simulations of what someone with each type of implant would hear.
Ion TelevisionPublic Broadcasting ServiceUnivisionUniversal Sports

Question 5: ________ will be having 15,000 cochlear implant surgeries on children, which are being paid for by a Taiwanese philanthropist.
Religion in ChinaChinaProvince (China)Time in China

Question 6: Much of the strongest objection to cochlear implants has come from the ________, which consists largely of pre-lingually deaf people whose first language is a signed language.
American Sign LanguageAuslanDeaf cultureDeaf American

Question 7: Discussions within the Deaf community continue to fuel controversy and emotional personal debates about health, rights of the individual citizen, language, ethics, and the effects of the device on ________.
Deaf AmericanCochlear implantDeaf cultureAmerican Sign Language

Question 8: In the ________, medical costs run from US$45,000 to US$105,000; this includes evaluation, the surgery itself, hardware (device), hospitalization and rehabilitation.
CanadaPhilippinesUnited StatesAlaska

Question 9: [25] Even modern cochlear implants have at most 24 electrodes to replace the 16,000 delicate ________ that are used for normal hearing.
Hair cellWhite matterGrey matterAlpha motor neuron

Question 10: The device, manufactured by ________, was ultimately implanted in some thousand or so recipients and paved the way for future clinical development of multichannel CIs.
The Travelers Companies3MGeneral ElectricExxonMobil

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