Bolajoko O Olusanya

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Classification of childhood hearing impairment: implications for rehabilitation in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Paediatrics, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria
    Disabil Rehabil 26:1221-8. 2004
  2. ncbi Health priorities for developing countries: importance of non-fatal but disabling conditions
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:1089-90. 2006
  3. ncbi Early detection of infant hearing loss: current experiences of health professionals in a developing country
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    Acta Paediatr 95:1300-2. 2006
  4. pmc Progress towards early detection services for infants with hearing loss in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:14. 2007
  5. pmc "The right stuff": the global burden of disease
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    PLoS Med 4:e84. 2007
  6. ncbi Reducing the burden of communication disorders in the developing world: an opportunity for the millennium development project
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    JAMA 296:441-4. 2006
  7. pmc Addressing the global neglect of childhood hearing impairment in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e74. 2007
  8. ncbi Global burden of childhood hearing impairment and disease control priorities for developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Lancet 369:1314-7. 2007
  9. ncbi Promoting effective interventions for neglected health conditions in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 29:973-6. 2007
  10. ncbi Screening for early childhood hearing loss in Nigeria
    B O Olusanya
    Academic Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Med Screen 12:115-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. ncbi Classification of childhood hearing impairment: implications for rehabilitation in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Paediatrics, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria
    Disabil Rehabil 26:1221-8. 2004
    ..To ascertain the rehabilitation needs of hearing impaired school entrants in developing countries based on current criteria for evaluating classification of childhood hearing impairment...
  2. ncbi Health priorities for developing countries: importance of non-fatal but disabling conditions
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:1089-90. 2006
  3. ncbi Early detection of infant hearing loss: current experiences of health professionals in a developing country
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    Acta Paediatr 95:1300-2. 2006
    ..To investigate the experiences of doctors and nurses in infant hearing loss through an open-ended questionnaire in Lagos, Nigeria...
  4. pmc Progress towards early detection services for infants with hearing loss in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:14. 2007
    ..This article investigates the initiatives and progress towards early detection of infants with hearing loss in developing countries against the backdrop of the dearth of epidemiological data from this region...
  5. pmc "The right stuff": the global burden of disease
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    PLoS Med 4:e84. 2007
  6. ncbi Reducing the burden of communication disorders in the developing world: an opportunity for the millennium development project
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    JAMA 296:441-4. 2006
  7. pmc Addressing the global neglect of childhood hearing impairment in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e74. 2007
  8. ncbi Global burden of childhood hearing impairment and disease control priorities for developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Lancet 369:1314-7. 2007
  9. ncbi Promoting effective interventions for neglected health conditions in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 29:973-6. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Screening for early childhood hearing loss in Nigeria
    B O Olusanya
    Academic Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Med Screen 12:115-8. 2005
    ..Newborn hearing screening is therefore a potential early detection strategy for permanent childhood hearing loss in Nigeria...
  11. ncbi Global health priorities for developing countries: some equity and ethical considerations
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1212-7. 2008
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  12. pmc State of the world's children: life beyond survival
    B O Olusanya
    Academic Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:317-8. 2005
  13. pmc Infant hearing screening: route to informed choice
    B O Olusanya
    Academic Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:1039-40. 2004
    ..Such a decision is influenced by the parental knowledge and attitude towards screening and a careful evaluation of these factors is essential in seeking informed consent for infant hearing screening...
  14. doi Optimising the use of routine immunisation clinics for early childhood development in sub-Saharan Africa
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
    Vaccine 27:3719-23. 2009
    ..It also accords with the current early childhood development policies of all major UN organisations and the World Bank. Such integrated programmes should now be widely encouraged throughout the region by its developmental partners...
  15. pmc Ethical issues in screening for hearing impairment in newborns in developing countries
    B O Olusanya
    Academic Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Med Ethics 32:588-91. 2006
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  16. ncbi Predictors of hearing loss in school entrants in a developing country
    B O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health, LUTH, Lagos
    J Postgrad Med 50:173-8; discussion 178-9. 2004
    ..Lack of a simple and practical screening protocol often deters routine and systematic hearing screening at school entry...
  17. pmc Maternal and neonatal factors associated with mode of delivery under a universal newborn hearing screening programme in Lagos, Nigeria
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:41. 2009
    ..This study therefore set out to establish the pattern of delivery and the associated neonatal outcomes under a UNHS programme...
  18. pmc Community-based infant hearing screening in a developing country: parental uptake of follow-up services
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:66. 2009
    ..This study set out to determine maternal/infant socio-demographic factors associated with follow-up compliance in community-based infant hearing screening programmes in a developing country...
  19. doi Is home birth a marker for severe malnutrition in early infancy in urban communities of low-income countries?
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Matern Child Nutr 8:492-502. 2012
    ....
  20. doi Priorities for early hearing detection and intervention in sub-Saharan Africa
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Audiol 47:S3-13. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi The burden and management of infants with life-long and irreversible hearing impairment in Nigeria
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 20:310-21. 2011
    ..On-going parental commitment to and active participation in the selected intervention programmes are essential to satisfactory long-term outcomes...
  22. doi Intrauterine growth restriction in a low-income country: Risk factors, adverse perinatal outcomes and correlation with current WHO Multicenter Growth Reference
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care, University of Lagos, Idiaraba, Surulere, Nigeria
    Early Hum Dev 86:439-44. 2010
    ....
  23. ncbi Correlates of birth asphyxia using two Apgar score classification methods
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    Nig Q J Hosp Med 20:153-61. 2010
    ..Birth asphyxia is commonly indexed by low five-minute Apgar scores especially in resource-constrained settings but the impact of different classification thresholds on the associated risk factors has not been reported...
  24. pmc Full-term newborns with normal birth weight requiring special care in a resource-constrained setting
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health, Reproductive Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    Pan Afr Med J 15:36. 2013
    ..This study therefore set out to determine maternal and perinatal profile of surviving full-term newborns with normal birth weight in a poorly-resourced setting...
  25. doi Pattern and characteristics of growth faltering in early infancy in an urban sub-Saharan African setting
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Pediatr neonatol 54:119-27. 2013
    ..To determine the pattern of and factors associated with changes in nutritional status in early infancy in a resource-poor setting...
  26. pmc Perinatal outcomes of multiple births in southwest Nigeria
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK
    J Health Popul Nutr 29:639-47. 2011
    ..Since these perinatal outcomes are related to the increased risk of later neurodevelopmental disabilities, multiple-birth infants merit close developmental surveillance for timely intervention...
  27. doi Predictors of growth velocity in early infancy in a resource-poor setting
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Early Hum Dev 87:647-52. 2011
    ..To determine the pattern and predictors of growth velocity in early infancy in a resource-poor setting...
  28. ncbi Highlights of the new WHO Report on Newborn and Infant Hearing Screening and implications for developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:745-8. 2011
    ..However, any effort in this direction must be backed by greater professional engagement, appropriate national policies and strong involvement of WHO regional offices in developing countries...
  29. doi Making targeted screening for infant hearing loss an effective option in less developed countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi Araba, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:316-21. 2011
    ..Well-conducted pilot UNHS studies to determine context-specific risk factors, screening efficiency and the potential trade-offs are warranted in each country prior to embarking on TNHS where UNHS is not immediately practicable...
  30. doi The need for standardization of methods for worldwide infant hearing screening: a systematic review
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Audiological Medicine Unit, Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Laryngoscope 118:1830-6. 2008
    ..A revised World Health Organization classification that accounts for all categories of HL based on ICF-CY may provide a suitable framework for improved uniformity in reporting standards...
  31. doi Prevalence, pattern and risk factors for undernutrition in early infancy using the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference: a community-based study
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:572-83. 2010
    ..Maternal/perinatal history offers valuable predictors in resource-poor communities where the majority of births occur outside hospital...
  32. doi Place of birth and characteristics of infants with congenital and early-onset hearing loss in a developing country
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:1263-9. 2009
    ..To determine the characteristics of infants with sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and the relationship with place of birth...
  33. doi Adverse neonatal outcomes associated with trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery in an inner-city hospital in Lagos, Nigeria
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:135-9. 2009
    ..To identify delivery methods and associated adverse neonatal outcomes after previous cesarean delivery...
  34. ncbi Early hearing detection at immunization clinics in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1495-8. 2006
    ..However, this could be systematically addressed through improved parental education and appropriate support at various stages of the program...
  35. doi Ambient noise levels and infant hearing screening programs in developing countries: an observational report
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Audiol 49:535-41. 2010
    ....
  36. doi Predictors of preterm births and low birthweight in an inner-city hospital in sub-Saharan Africa
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Matern Child Health J 14:978-86. 2010
    ..corrected] The burden of preterm and low birthweight deliveries in this setting is associated with modifiable individual and neighborhood-level risk factors that warrant community-oriented public health interventions...
  37. doi Predictors of term stillbirths in an inner-city maternity hospital in Lagos, Nigeria
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1243-51. 2009
    ..To determine the rates, pattern and correlates of term/viable stillbirths (gestational age >or= 37 weeks and fetal weight >or= 2,500 g)...
  38. doi Risk of sensorineural hearing loss in infants with abnormal head size
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    Ann Afr Med 12:98-104. 2013
    ..The purpose was to determine the risk of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in young infants with abnormal head sizes in a developing country...
  39. doi Maternal and neonatal profile of late-preterm survivors in a poorly resourced country
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:346-52. 2012
    ..To determine maternal indicators and adverse perinatal outcomes among late-preterm infants during birth hospitalization in a low-income country...
  40. doi Predictors of early-onset permanent hearing loss in malnourished infants in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi Araba, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    Res Dev Disabil 32:124-32. 2011
    ..EPHL is highly prevalent among undernourished infants and associated with modifiable risk factors that can be addressed at the community-level and used as a basis for targeted intervention in resource-poor countries...
  41. doi Are risk factors for stillbirths in low-income countries associated with sensorineural hearing loss in survivors?
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care, University of Lagos, Nigeria
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:576-83. 2009
    ..To determine associated risk factors for stillbirths in Lagos, Nigeria and to examine possible relationships between these factors and the risk of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL)...
  42. doi Infants with HIV-infected mothers in a universal newborn hearing screening programme in Lagos, Nigeria
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Acta Paediatr 98:1288-93. 2009
    ..To establish the characteristics of infants with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected mothers enrolled under a two-stage universal newborn hearing screening programme in Lagos, Nigeria...
  43. ncbi Physician education on infant hearing loss in a developing country
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College, London, UK
    Pediatr Rehabil 9:373-7. 2006
    ..This study, therefore, explores current physician knowledge, attitude and training towards infant hearing loss in Nigeria...
  44. doi Perinatal profile of very low birthweight infants under a universal newborn hearing screening programme in a developing country: a case-control study
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, Lagos, Nigeria
    Dev Neurorehabil 13:156-63. 2010
    ..To determine the perinatal profile and developmental risks of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants (<or=1500 g) under a universal hearing screening programme in a resource-poor country...
  45. doi Surrogate measurements for identifying newborns with low birth weight in a community with predominant non-hospital births
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College ofMedicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
    J Child Health Care 14:386-95. 2010
    ..In summary, HC and CHL showed satisfactory discrimination ability to detect LBW/VLBW infants and are potentially valuable as surrogates where birth weights cannot be obtained...
  46. ncbi Adverse perinatal conditions in hearing-impaired children in a developing country
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:366-71. 2006
    ..There is a need to incorporate services for the early detection of permanent hearing loss into current maternal and child healthcare programmes in developing countries...
  47. doi Addressing the needs of adolescent mothers and their offspring in Nigeria: a community-based study
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Reproductive and International Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 24:307-13. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the perinatal profile of adolescent mothers with surviving offspring against the backdrop of limited community-based data on the outcomes of adolescent pregnancy in low-income countries...
  48. doi Neonatal hearing screening and intervention in resource-limited settings: an overview
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Director, Healthy Start Initiative, 286A Corporation Drive, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos, Box 75130 VI, Nigeria
    Arch Dis Child 97:654-9. 2012
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  49. doi Preference for private hospital-based maternity services in inner-city Lagos, Nigeria: An observational study
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Health Policy 96:210-6. 2010
    ..To determine factors associated with maternal preference for delivery in private hospitals in an urban community in sub-Saharan Africa...
  50. doi Is undernutrition a risk factor for sensorineural hearing loss in early infancy?
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Br J Nutr 103:1296-301. 2010
    ..38, 11.17) compared with infants without any undernourishment. Prospective studies to establish the full spectrum of the relationship between undernutrition and CESHL, particularly in resource-poor countries, are therefore warranted...
  51. doi Is discordance in TEOAE and AABR outcomes predictable in newborns?
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:1303-9. 2010
    ..To determine the perinatal predictors of discordant screening outcomes based on a two-stage screening protocol with transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAE) and automated auditory brainstem response (AABR)...
  52. doi Infants delivered in maternity homes run by traditional birth attendants in urban Nigeria: a community-based study
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
    Health Care Women Int 32:474-91. 2011
    ..We concluded that infants delivered at TMHs who survive are unlikely to be at greater risks of some adverse perinatal outcomes than those delivered in hospitals or family homes...
  53. doi Non-hospital delivery and permanent congenital and early-onset hearing loss in a developing country
    B O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    BJOG 115:1419-27. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the role of non-hospital delivery and other risk factors for permanent congenital and early-onset hearing loss (PCEHL) in a developing country...
  54. ncbi Maternal views on infant hearing loss in a developing country
    B O Olusanya
    Academic Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:619-23. 2006
    ....
  55. pmc Permanent hearing loss among professional spice grinders in an urban community in southwest Nigeria
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    J Urban Health 89:185-95. 2012
    ..Hearing conservation program incorporating engineering modification of locally fabricated grinders is warranted in this and similar populations in developing countries...
  56. doi Priorities for early childhood development in low-income countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idiaraba, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:476-81. 2011
    ..This focus would necessitate appropriate national ECD policies, modifications to the current global ECD programs in the developing world, and a more active collaboration between pediatricians and other related service providers...
  57. ncbi The hearing profile of Nigerian school children
    B O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, P O Box 75130, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 55:173-9. 2000
    ..The well established national immunisation programme offers a cost-effective platform within the primary health-care system for addressing the high prevalence of hearing abnormalities in school children...
  58. doi Newborns at risk of sensorineural hearing loss in low-income countries
    B O Olusanya
    Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:227-30. 2009
    ..To identify factors placing newborns at risk of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in hospital settings and evaluate their usefulness for targeted screening where resources for universal newborn hearing screening are limited...
  59. doi Follow-up default in a hospital-based universal newborn hearing screening programme in a low-income country
    B O Olusanya
    Unit of Audiological Medicine Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 35:190-8. 2009
    ..This study set out to determine maternal and infant factors associated with loss to follow-up in a hospital-based universal hearing screening programme in a low-income country...
  60. doi Costs and performance of early hearing detection programmes in Lagos, Nigeria
    B O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:179-86. 2009
    ..33) for hospital-based targeted screening. Community-based universal screening of infants during routine immunisation clinics appears to be the most cost-effective model for early detection of PCEHL in low-income countries...
  61. doi Perinatal outcomes associated with maternal hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in a developing country
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    Hypertens Pregnancy 31:120-30. 2012
    ..To determine adverse perinatal outcomes that portend neuro-developmental problems in the offspring of mothers with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) in a low-income country...
  62. ncbi Communication disorders in Nigerian children
    O A Somefun
    Otolaryngology Unit, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Lagos CMUL, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:697-702. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the pattern of communication disorders among children in a developing country and the requisite intervention services...
  63. ncbi Benefits and challenges of newborn hearing screening for developing countries
    B O Olusanya
    Academic Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:287-305. 2004
    ..Pilot studies are necessary in each country to provide empirical data that will guide healthcare providers who wish to introduce such a programme at any level of healthcare delivery...
  64. ncbi Hearing impairment in children with impacted cerumen
    B O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Ann Trop Paediatr 23:121-8. 2003
    ..The prevention of cerumen impaction should be of significant public health concern in the management of hearing impairment in children, especially where there is no routine and systematic screening for hearing disorders...
  65. doi Hospital-based universal newborn hearing screening for early detection of permanent congenital hearing loss in Lagos, Nigeria
    B O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:991-1001. 2008
    ..To determine the feasibility and effectiveness of hospital-based universal newborn hearing screening programme for the early detection of permanent congenital or early-onset hearing loss (PCEHL) in Lagos, Nigeria...
  66. doi Universal infant hearing screening programme in a community with predominant non-hospital births: a three-year experience
    B O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care, University of Lagos, Nigeria
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:481-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate three-year outcomes of a pilot community-based universal newborn/infant hearing screening programme (UNHS) and the associated factors in a low-income country where a high proportion of births occur outside hospitals...
  67. pmc Community-based infant hearing screening for early detection of permanent hearing loss in Lagos, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study
    B O Olusanya
    College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Surulere, Nigeria
    Bull World Health Organ 86:956-63. 2008
    ..To determine the feasibility and effectiveness of a community-based universal infant hearing screening programme for detecting permanent congenital and early-onset hearing loss (PCEHL) in Lagos, Nigeria...
  68. doi Sensorineural hearing loss in infants with neonatal jaundice in Lagos: a community-based study
    B O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
    Ann Trop Paediatr 29:119-28. 2009
    ..To establish the incidence and predictors of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in infants with neonatal jaundice (NNJ) in an inner-city setting with predominantly non-hospital births...
  69. ncbi Hearing impairment prevention in developing countries: making things happen
    B O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, P O Box 75130, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 55:167-71. 2000
    ....
  70. doi Infants with severe neonatal jaundice in Lagos, Nigeria: incidence, correlates and hearing screening outcomes
    B O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Trop Med Int Health 14:301-10. 2009
    ..To establish the incidence, correlates and hearing screening outcomes of infants with severe neonatal jaundice in Nigeria...
  71. pmc Childhood deafness poses problems in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    BMJ 330:480-1. 2005
  72. ncbi Can the world's infants with hearing loss wait?
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:735-8. 2005
  73. ncbi Letter to the Editors: the burden of neonatal jaundice and sepsis in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Trop Med Int Health 11:381. 2006
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