The neonates, children under 4 years and patients with central nervous system pathology are a population that need a screening test to estimate the hearing threshold. ABR-test (auditory brainstem response) is a viable and effective tool for identification a hearing impairment.
Diagnostic audiological test performed in two children showed remarkable differences between the results of behavioral audiometry and those of auditory evoked response audiometry. The results of neuropsychological evaluation showed attention disorders. It is possible that a response desynchronisation in the auditory pathway may exist in these disorders.… (More)