Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Rinne's test : Confusion buster

Rinne's test is the worst confusion maker in ENT UG exams. The problem with this test is that normally Rinne's test is positive unlike other test. Rinne's test positive means Air conduction is better than Bone conduction.
To remember these use the following mnemonic:
NNN - Normally Rinne's test is Not Negative it's BACkwards test (Bone conduction better than Air Conduction)

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