- A case study of an emerging community-based early hearing detection and intervention program: part I. Parents' compliance
Jeffrey L Danhauer
University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
Am J Audiol 15:25-32. 2006
..Compliance was defined as parents' follow-through with professionals' recommendations and appointments for their infants' hearing health care...
- Newborn hearing screening--a silent revolution
Cynthia C Morton
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
N Engl J Med 354:2151-64. 2006
- 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
- Screening for handicapping hearing loss in the elderly
George A Gates
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 7923, USA
J Fam Pract 52:56-62. 2003
..To compare 2 screening methods for unrecognized handicapping hearing loss in the elderly...
- Sensorineural hearing loss in children
Richard J H Smith
Molecular Otolaryngology Research Laboratories, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Lancet 365:879-90. 2005
- Current practice, accuracy, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the school entry hearing screen
Human Communication and Deafness, University of Manchester, UK
Health Technol Assess 11:1-168, iii-iv. 2007
..To describe and analyse in detail current practice of school entry hearing screening (SES) in the UK...
- The universal newborn hearing screening in Brazil: from identification to intervention
Maria Cecilia Bevilacqua
Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:510-5. 2010
- The Gap in Noise test in 11 and 12-year-old children
Ana Paula Perez
Fonoaudióloga do Programa de Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pro Fono 22:7-12. 2010
..gap detection in 11 and 12-year-old children...
- Evaluation of hearing in children with autism by using TEOAE and ABR
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
Autism 11:73-9. 2007
..The mean III-V interpeak latencies (IPLs) in both ears of children with autism were longer than those in the control group. Hearing loss may be more common in children with autism than in typically developing children...
- Neonatal hearing screening: modelling cost and effectiveness of hospital- and community-based screening
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Munich, Germany
BMC Health Serv Res 6:14. 2006
- Characteristics associated with marginal hearing loss and subjective well-being among a sample of older adults
M J Scherer
Institute for Matching Person and Technology, Inc, Webster, NY 14580, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 35:420-6. 1998
..It is concluded that marginal degrees of hearing loss in older persons can influence subjective well-being, which suggests the importance of a renewed emphasis on audiological rehabilitation for this population...
- Gaps-in-Noise test: gap detection thresholds in 9-year-old normal-hearing children
Carolina Finetti Marculino
Undergraduate Program in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, School of Medicine, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
J Soc Bras Fonoaudiol 23:364-7. 2011
- Maternal concern about positive test results in universal newborn hearing screening
Department of Hearing Voice and Speech Disorders, University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
Pediatrics 108:1111-6. 2001
..In addition, we checked whether mothers who are informed by an audiologist about the low predictive validity of positive test results in hearing screening are less concerned about a positive result than mothers who are not informed...
- Systemic steroid for chronic otitis media with effusion in children
Ellen M Mandel
ENT Research Center, Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Pediatrics 110:1071-80. 2002
..The efficacy of 2 weeks versus 4 weeks of amoxicillin with and without steroid was also assessed...
- Cost-effectiveness analysis of neonatal hearing screening program in China: should universal screening be prioritized?
Li hui Huang
Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
BMC Health Serv Res 12:97. 2012
..To provide significant evidence for health policy making in China, this study aims to determine the cost-effectiveness of NHS program implementation in case of eight provinces of China...
- The impact of early identification of permanent childhood hearing impairment on speech and language outcomes
Clinical Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Arch Dis Child 97:648-53. 2012
..Future research needs to encompass a wider range of outcomes and to assess the impact of UNHS in adolescents and young adults...
- Screening for hearing loss in childhood: issues, evidence and current approaches in the UK
Audiology and Deafness Group, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK
J Med Screen 12:119-24. 2005
..Some of the current research efforts to address these are outlined...
- Prospective study of inner ear radiation dose and hearing loss in head-and-neck cancer patients
Charlie C Pan
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:1393-402. 2005
..To determine the relationship between the radiation dose to the inner ear and long-term hearing loss...
- Comparison of costs and referral rates of 3 universal newborn hearing screening protocols
B R Vohr
Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02905-2499, USA
J Pediatr 139:238-44. 2001
..As a result, the total costs of newborn hearing screening and diagnosis are similar among the 3 methods studied...
- [Cost analysis of a universal newborn hearing screening for clinics using the State of Hesse as an example]
Neugeborenen Hörscreening, Hessisches Kindervorsorgezentrum, Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt am Main, Feulgenstr 12, Postfach 100 353, 35333, Giessen
HNO 57:21-8. 2009
..The implementation of a universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) in Germany in 2009 requires a realistic cost calculation for health insurance companies and participating clinics..
- Hearing screening in newborns: systematic review of accuracy, effectiveness, and effects of interventions after screening
Department of Medical Biometry and Statistics, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Arch Dis Child 95:130-5. 2010
..The authors aimed to evaluate the benefits and harms of universal newborn hearing screening programmes in the detection of hearing impairment...
- Evaluation of auditory perception skills development in profoundly deaf children following cochlear implantation
Department of ENT, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, Pakistan
J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 20:94-7. 2008
..This prospective study was designed to evaluate the development of auditory perception skills and language in children, over a twelve months period, following cochlear implantation...
- Newborn hearing screening vs later hearing screening and developmental outcomes in children with permanent childhood hearing impairment
Anna M H Korver
Willem Alexander Children and Youth Center, Department of Social Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
JAMA 304:1701-8. 2010
..To date, however, no strong evidence exists for universal introduction of newborn hearing screening...
- An analysis of the costs of implementing the National Newborn Hearing Screening Programme in England
Audiology and Deafness Group, School of Psychological Sciences, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
J Med Screen 13:14-9. 2006
..A comparison of costs and outcomes associated with NHSP and IDTS was conducted...
- The need for long-term audiologic follow-up of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) graduates
Patricia J Yoon
Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Stanford University, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:353-7. 2003
..To evaluate the adequacy of newborn hearing screening in the identification of hearing loss in post-neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) infants...
- Parental suspicion of hearing loss in children with otitis media with effusion
Phoebe S Y Lo
Division of Otorhinolaryngology, Department of Surgery and Institute of Human Communicative Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
Eur J Pediatr 165:851-7. 2006
- The accuracy of self-reported hearing loss in older Latino-American adults
School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Audiology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 1518, USA
Int J Audiol 45:559-62. 2006
..This question can be easily implemented by physicians or other health-care employees to quickly screen for hearing loss...
- Infant hearing screening at immunization clinics in South Africa
De Wet Swanepoel
Department of Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1241-9. 2006
..The current study, therefore, investigates a hearing screening program implemented at two immunization clinics in a representative South African community...
- 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...
- Identification of a monogenic locus (jams1) causing juvenile audiogenic seizures in mice
Department of Physiology, University of California at San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0444, USA
J Neurosci 22:10088-93. 2002
..3 implicated in a familial form of juvenile febrile convulsions. Cloning the gene for audiogenic seizures in these mice may provide important insight into the fundamental mechanisms for developmentally regulated human epilepsy syndromes...
- The evolution of early hearing detection and intervention programs in the United States
Karl R White
National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management NCHAM, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 2880, USA
Semin Perinatol 34:170-9. 2010
- Universal newborn hearing screening: summary of evidence
D C Thompson
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Box 359960, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
JAMA 286:2000-10. 2001
..Universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) has been proposed as a means to speed diagnosis and treatment and thereby improve language outcomes in these children...
- The assessment of hearing organ of school children in Upper Silesia region
The Chair and the Department of Laryngology, Silesian Medical University, 40 027 Katowice, Poland
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:1644-9. 2009
- Auditory neuropathy: three cases among a group with sensorineural hearing loss
M D Mohd Khairi
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, Kubang Kerian, Kota Bharu 16150, Malaysia
Singapore Med J 50:e324-5. 2009
..Screening policies based solely on transient evoked otoacoustic emissions testing will not detect auditory neuropathy effectively, and may falsely reassure parents and professionals unaware of this condition...
- Discrimination and identification of azimuth using spectral shape
DANIEL E SHUB
Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology Program, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 124:3132-41. 2008
..The best monaural MAAs were less than 5 degrees. The MAAs were consistent with a theoretical analysis of the HRTFs, which suggests that monaural azimuthal discrimination is related to spectral-shape discrimination...
- External and middle ear status related to evoked otoacoustic emission in neonates
K W Chang
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 119:276-82. 1993
..It was hypothesized that vernix caseosa, debris in the ear canal, and middle ear fluid contribute to the OAE fail rate...
- Newborn hearing screening and strategy for early detection of hearing loss in infants
Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Department of Medical Faculty of Commenius University and Children s University Hospital, Limbova 1, 833 40 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:607-12. 2009
- Trends in age of identification and intervention in infants with hearing loss
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27599 7190, USA
Ear Hear 24:89-95. 2003
..This study was designed to identify trends in the age of identification and intervention for infants and young children with hearing loss in light of expanded implementation of newborn hearing screening...
- A pilot project on hospital-based universal newborn hearing screening: lessons learned
S Z Mukari
Department of Audiology and Speech Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:843-51. 2006
..This paper reports the performance of a newly implemented hospital-based universal newborn hearing screening programme and the challenges to the effective implementation...
- Hearing again with two ears: recovery of spatial hearing after bilateral cochlear implantation
Centre for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy
Neuropsychologia 47:928-32. 2009
..In addition, they suggest that previous auditory experience can constrain the time course of this recovery...
- Age at diagnosis of deaf babies: a retrospective analysis highlighting the advantage of newborn hearing screening
Department of Clinical Physiopathology, II Section of ENT, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1283-9. 2006
- Contribution of head shadow and pinna cues to chronic monaural sound localization
Marc M Van Wanrooij
Department of Medical Physics and Biophysics, University of Nijmegen, 6525 EZ Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Neurosci 24:4163-71. 2004
..Thus, monaural listeners strongly rely on the ambiguous HSE, which may help them to cope with familiar acoustic environments...
- Qualitative analysis of parents' experience with early detection of hearing loss
S A Russ
Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Arch Dis Child 89:353-8. 2004
- Increasing knowledge about a screening test: preliminary evaluation of a structured, chart-based, screener presentation
Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College London, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
Patient Educ Couns 52:55-9. 2004
..Overall knowledge was high. For women with lower levels of education, the structured presentation resulted in significantly higher levels of knowledge than the standard presentation only...
- The current status of EHDI programs in the United States
Karl R White
National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management NCHAM, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322 2880, USA
Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 9:79-88. 2003
..Although substantial progress has been made, many gaps remain with current EHDI programs...
- Evaluating loss to follow-up in newborn hearing screening in Massachusetts
Chia Ling Liu
Center for Community Health, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 121:e335-43. 2008
..The purpose of this work was to examine loss to follow-up on the use of diagnostic or intervention services for Massachusetts infants and children screened or diagnosed with hearing loss and risk factors for becoming lost to follow-up...
- Late diagnosis of congenital hearing impairment in children: the parents' experiences and opinions
Department of Education and Psychology, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
Patient Educ Couns 41:285-94. 2000
..All parents in the present study would have wished to participate in a hearing screening program for new-borns, had the opportunity been present...
- Optic atrophy and sensorineural hearing loss in a family caused by an R445H OPA1 mutation
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
Am J Med Genet A 138:208-11. 2005
..This understanding will ultimately lead to novel treatments directed toward preventing the visual loss and disability associated with this inherited disease...
- [Universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS): is it possible to successfully implement it nationwide?]
Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit, Oberschleißheim
Gesundheitswesen 73:477-82. 2011
..2 years after its introduction in Bavaria, we now evaluate whether the UNHS has been implemented successfully,and if the quality criteria of the guidelines have been met...
- Interdisciplinary approach to design, performance, and quality management in a multicenter newborn hearing screening project. Discussion of the results of newborn hearing screening in Hamburg (part II)
Anna Katharina Rohlfs
Department of Voice, Speech, and Hearing Disorders, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
Eur J Pediatr 169:1453-63. 2010
..But the implementation of a newborn hearing screening only makes sense if there exists an efficient tracking system. Sad to say, we are still a long way from the implementation of such a tracking system...
- Bilateral sensorineural hearing disorders in children: etiology of deafness and evaluation of hearing tests
ENT Hospital, University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 20, A 8036, Graz, Austria
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 53:31-8. 2000
The purpose of this study was to determine the etiology of bilateral sensorineural hearing disorders in children and to evaluate the performed hearing tests by comparison of the results of the objective and subjective tests.
- Autism and hearing loss
Department of Audiology, Karolinska Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
J Autism Dev Disord 29:349-57. 1999
- 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...
- Mutations in the connexin 26 gene (GJB2) among Ashkenazi Jews with nonsyndromic recessive deafness
R J Morell
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
N Engl J Med 339:1500-5. 1998
..We assessed the contribution of mutations in GJB2 to the prevalence of the condition among Ashkenazi Jews...
- Prevalence and risk factors of hearing impairment among primary-school children in Shebin El-kom District, Egypt
Azza A Taha
Menoufia University, Shebin El Kom, Egypt
Am J Audiol 19:46-60. 2010
..This study examined the feasibility of screening hearing loss in rural and urban schools in Egypt, and investigated the prevalence and causes of hearing impairment (HI) in Egyptian primary-school students...
- Universal hearing screening
St John s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India
Indian J Pediatr 74:545-9. 2007
..To determine the weighted incidence of hearing impairment in a standardized population of at risk and not at risk neonates seeking care at a tertiary level hospital in India...
- Bilateral or unilateral cochlear implantation for deaf children: an observational study
R E S Lovett
Department of Psychology, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
Arch Dis Child 95:107-12. 2010
- Effectiveness of population-based newborn hearing screening in England: ages of interventions and profile of cases
Audiology and Deafness Research Group, School of Psychological Sciences, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
Pediatrics 117:e887-93. 2006
- 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...
- The cost-effectiveness of universal newborn screening for bilateral permanent congenital hearing impairment: systematic review
Deakin Health Economics, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Acad Pediatr 12:171-80. 2012
..We conducted a formal systematic review of studies of newborn hearing screening that considered both costs and outcomes to produce a summary of the available evidence and to determine whether there was a need for further research...
- 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...
- Developmental outcomes after early or delayed insertion of tympanostomy tubes
Jack L Paradise
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
N Engl J Med 353:576-86. 2005
..However, the effect on the outcomes of school-age children is unknown...
- Neural and receptor cochlear potentials obtained by transtympanic electrocochleography in auditory neuropathy
Department of Medical and Surgical Specialities, Service of Audiology and Phoniatrics, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, I 35128 Padua, Italy
Clin Neurophysiol 119:1028-41. 2008
..Transtympanic electrocochleography (ECochG) was recorded bilaterally in children and adults with auditory neuropathy (AN) to evaluate receptor and neural generators...
- Newborn hearing screening in Hong Kong
B C C Lam
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Med J 12:212-8. 2006
- Follow-up after newborn and infant hearing screening
Jian Guo Tang
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Medical School of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People s Republic of China
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:810-3. 2006
- Incorporating vision and hearing tests into aged care assessment: methods and the pilot study
School of Applied Vision Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 11:427-36. 2004
..assessment center at Westmead Hospital, Sydney, who were randomly allocated to one of four groups: vision and hearing tests, vision tests only, hearing tests only, or neither...
- Diagnostics of the cochlear amplifier by means of distortion product otoacoustic emissions
Hals Nasen Ohrenklinik, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Deutschland
ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 68:334-9. 2006
..Extrapolated DPOAE I/O functions provide a tool for a fast automated frequency-specific and quantitative evaluation of hearing loss...
- Correlation of hearing screening with developmental outcomes in infants over a 2-year period
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Medicine Philippine General Hospital, Philippine National Ear Institute, National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
Acta Otolaryngol 127:384-8. 2007
..Evoked otoacoustic emission (OAE) and auditory brainstem response (ABR) results for hearing screening among infants have good concordance. However, good correlation with the Griffiths Developmental Scales remains to be desired...
- Early hearing screening, detection and intervention (EHDI) in Rhode Island
Rhode Island Department of Health, USA
Med Health R I 85:369-72. 2002
..Currently, professionals and parents are working collaboratively to refine and develop a seamless and effective system for screening, detection, intervention, and education in Rhode Island...
- Readiness of paediatric audiology services for newborn hearing screening: findings and implications from the programme in England
Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Int J Audiol 44:712-20. 2005
..The study has implications for paediatric audiology services that are yet to start NHSP in the UK, as well as for services and professionals in other countries...
- Universal newborn hearing screening: a 27-month experience in the French region of Champagne-Ardenne
Department of Otolaryngology and ENT Surgery, Robert Debre Hospital, Reims, France
Acta Paediatr 96:1150-4. 2007
..This article reports the creation of a Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) program in a French region, Champagne-Ardenne, and the results of its first 27 months...
- Evaluation of universal newborn hearing screening in Japan: an analysis of the literature
School of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo Bunkyo ku Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 52:928-33. 2005
..In Japan, approximately 27,000 neonates (2.5% of newborn) are screened annually through public-funded programs. While foreign literature highlights the need for assessment, in Japan this has hitherto not been evaluated in detail...
- Comparison of hearing screening programs between one step with transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAE) and two steps with TEOAE and automated auditory brainstem response
Hung Ching Lin
Department of Otolaryngology, Hearing and Speech Center, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Laryngoscope 115:1957-62. 2005
..We investigated their differences in referral rate, the accurate identification rate of congenital hearing loss (HL), and cost effectiveness...
- Immune deficiency and hearing loss in CHARGE Association
Demetrios S Theodoropoulos
Pediatrics 111:711-2; author reply 711-2. 2003
- [Early detection and intervention of hearing impairment in Cuba: outcome after 20 years]
M C Perez-Abalo
Centro de Neurociencias de Cuba CNC, Cubanacan, Playa La Habana, Cuba
Rev Neurol 41:556-63. 2005
..Therefore many countries worldwide have become aware of the need for hearing screening programs. The optimal protocols depending on the local conditions of health care as well as the availability of technological and human resources...
- [Early detection of hearing impairment in newborns using automatic otoacoustic emission in Virovitica County Hospital Maternity Ward]
Odjel za zenske bolesti i porodnistvo Opće bolnice Virovitica
Lijec Vjesn 130:55-7. 2008
..To investigate the prevalence of hearing impairment in newborns and its successful early detection using automatic otoacoustic emission (A-OAE)...
- Sensitivity and specificity of portable transient otoacoustic emission (TEOAE) in newborn hearing screening
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Medical Faculty, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaakub Latif, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
Med J Malaysia 60:21-7. 2005
..This study showed that TEOAE is a very sensitive but moderately specific screening tool...
- Principal component analysis as a method to facilitate fast detection of transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions
Istituto di Ingegneria Biomedica CNR, Piazza Leonardo da Vinca 32, 20133 Milan, Italy
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 50:249-52. 2003
..Results of the application of this approach in comparison with responses recorded from the same subjects with the classical technique will be shown...
- Gender differences among newborns on a transient otoacoustic emissions test for hearing
J W Cassidy
Louisiana State University, USA
J Music Ther 38:28-35. 2001
..6 kHz, most sensitive hearing recorded at 3.2 kHz). A significant two-way interaction indicated that differences in hearing sensitivity between genders increased as the frequency increased...
- [Screening project of identification of hearing deficits in newborns]
Troels Reinholdt Møller
Arhus Universitetshospital, Arhus Sygehus, Audiologisk afdeling, Arhus C
Ugeskr Laeger 169:900-3. 2007
..During the first year of screening, 6154 children have been tested and 12 newborns with hearing deficits have been identified...
- Hearing loss in congenital toxoplasmosis detected by newborn screening
Gláucia Manzan Queiroz de Andrade
Depto Pediatria, FM, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 74:21-8. 2008
..Congenital toxoplasmosis may cause sensorineural deficit in up to 20% of the patients and proper treatment in the first year improves prognosis. In Brazil, this infections impact on hearing impairment is unknown...
- [Hearing screening with evoked otoacoustic emission in the neonatal period are logistically and economically feasible]
J Diez-Delgado Rubio
Unidad Neonatal Servicio de Pediatría Complejo Hospitalario Torrecárdenas Almería España
An Esp Pediatr 57:157-62. 2002
..To design, carry out and assess a protocol for the early diagnosis of hearing loss based on the detection of evoked otoacoustic emissions (EOAE) in the neonatal period...
- Newborn hearing screening project using transient evoked otoacoustic emissions: Western Sicily experience
Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Dipartimento di Biotecnologie Mediche e Medicina Legale, Sezione di Audiologia, Italy
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:107-12. 2007
- Six year effectiveness of a population based two tier infant hearing screening programme
S A Russ
Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Arch Dis Child 86:245-50. 2002
- Cost savings from universal newborn hearing screening
Scott D Grosse
Pediatrics 118:844-5; author reply 845-6. 2006
- Effects of bone oscillator coupling method, placement location, and occlusion on bone-conduction auditory steady-state responses in infants
Susan A Small
School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Ear Hear 28:83-98. 2007
- Pilot study of universal newborn hearing screening in Japan: district-based screening program in Okayama
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Okayama University Postgraduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Science, Japan
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 117:166-71. 2008
..Nearly 50,000 infants have been screened to date, and an observational study and more than 2 years of follow-up of this population are described in this report...
- Contemporary issues in audiology: a hearing scientist's perspective
David J Parker
Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, UK
Int J Lang Commun Disord 37:367-79. 2002
..The aim is to provide state-of-the-art information to those working with children and adults with communication disorders, particularly speech and language therapists...
- [Recent advances in childhood deafness]
E N Garabedian
Arch Pediatr 9:107-9. 2002
- [Early diagnosis of deafness and severe hearing loss]
Hans H Elverland
Øre nese halsavdelingen Universitetssykehuset Nord Norge 9038 Tromsø
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:2194-7. 2002
..Universal neonatal hearing screening can now be done by practical application of hearing physiology and automated techniques for registration of otoacoustic emissions and auditory brainstem responses...
- Low prevalence of hearing impairment among very low birthweight infants as detected by universal neonatal hearing screening
D Ari-Even Roth
Speech and Hearing Center, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel 52621
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F257-62. 2006
- Evaluation of low-frequency biasing as a diagnostic tool in Menière patients
Nanda J Hof-Duin
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Faculty of Medicine of University of Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
Hear Res 231:84-9. 2007
..An explanation could be that with increasing hearing loss the gain of the cochlear amplifier decreases, leading to smaller modulation depths...
- Tone-evoked ABR in full-term and preterm neonates with normal hearing
Flávia Martins Ribeiro
Hospital Sao Luiz, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Int J Audiol 47:21-9. 2008
..Preterm neonates' ABRs showed significantly longer latencies than those of the full-term infants. Tone-ABR evaluation was found to be both feasible and reliable as a measure of auditory function in neonates...
- Universal newborn hearing screening: a question of evidence
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada
Int J Audiol 47:1-10. 2008
..It is argued that early access to hearing should be the desired primary outcome of NHS. The numerous studies demonstrating improved ages of diagnosis resulting from NHS programs constitute adequate evidence to support these initiatives...
- A comparison of transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions and automated auditory brainstem responses for pre-discharge neonatal hearing screening
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Hope Hospital, Salford, UK
Int J Audiol 42:443-7. 2003
..At our institution, one-step screening resulted in a lower referral rate compared with a two-step approach. The performance of aABR screening may be affected by prior TEOAE screening...
- Universal newborn hearing screening: are we achieving the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) objectives?
James L Connolly
Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
Laryngoscope 115:232-6. 2005
- Neonatal hearing screening model: an Italian regional experience
M G Calevo
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Service, G Gaslini Institute, Genoa, Italy
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:441-8. 2007
..To produce a model for routine centralized hearing screening including all aspects of the screening, from diagnosis to psychological counseling and early rehabilitation...
- Neonatal hearing screening: a combined click evoked and tone burst otoacoustic emission approach
Vicky W Zhang
Centre for Communication Disorders, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:351-60. 2008
..This study evaluated an alternative transient evoked otoacoustic emissions method for screening hearing in newborn babies that may reduce the referral rate of initial screening...
- Universal Newborn Hearing Screening introduced to NICU infants in Canterbury Province, New Zealand
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
N Z Med J 117:U1183. 2004
- [Diagnostics of the cochlear amplifier by means of DPOAE growth functions]
Hals Nasen Ohren Klinik der Technischen Universität München
HNO 53:121-33. 2005
..However, DPOAE diagnostics is limited to a hearing loss of 50 dB HL. Thus, a combined measurement of DPOAE and AMFR would be useful...
- [About the BOEL test]
Ugeskr Laeger 166:3624; author reply 3624. 2004