J Am Acad Audiol 2020; 31(06): C1-C2
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1715984
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Publication History

Publication Date:
03 August 2020 (online)

Questions refer to Sinno et al, “Normative Values of Saccades and Smooth Pursuit in Children Aged 5 to 17 Years,” 384–392.

Learner Outcomes

Readers of this article should be able to:

  • List and describe the diff erent subtests of oculomotor assessment.

  • List and discuss how results from oculomotor assessments diff er in pediatric populations compared to adults.


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CEU Questions

  1. This eye movement is a voluntary rapid eye movement that brings an object of interest to the fovea of the eye:

    • Saccade

    • Smooth pursuit

    • Nystagmus

  2. This eye movement is a slow eye-tracking movement that aims to stabilize the image of a slow-moving target on the fovea of the eye:

    • Saccade

    • Smooth pursuit

    • Optokinetics

  3. The parameters for saccade testing are:

    • Gain and asymmetry

    • Latency, velocity, and asymmetry

    • Latency, velocity, and accuracy

  4. The parameters for smooth pursuit testing are:

    • Gain and asymmetry

    • Latency, velocity, and asymmetry

    • Latency, velocity, and accuracy

  5. The first test to perform before an oculomotor test is:

    • Conjugate eye movement

    • Calibration

    • Calorics test

  6. Latency of saccades are _______ in infants compared to

    • faster

    • slower

    • the same

  7. In the group of children presented in this series, saccadic latency ________ with age.

    • increased

    • decreased

    • fluctuated

  8. In the group of children presented in this series, smooth pursuit gain ________ with age.

    • increased

    • decreased

    • fluctuated

  9. In the group of children presented in this series, saccadic accuracy/precision ________ compared to adults.

    • increased

    • decreased

    • did not change

  10. Behavioral changes and ________ can aff ect the results of oculomotor tests.

    • the height of the child

    • gender

    • attention maturation


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