[Universal neonatal hearing screening of infants with otoacoustic emissions].

  title={[Universal neonatal hearing screening of infants with otoacoustic emissions].},
  author={S H Anderssen and Jannicke Hanne Andresen and Ronny A. Andersen and Lars Sponheim},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  volume={122 22},
BACKGROUND The incidence of congenital hearing impairment is 1-2/1,000--higher than for congenital hypothyroidism and phenylketonuria combined. Universal screening of hearing impairment has been introduced in many countries with portable otoacoustic emission (OAE) and/or automated auditory brainstem response (AABR), but not in Norway. This is the first Norwegian report on universal hearing screening of newborns before hospital discharge. MATERIALS AND METHODS All newborns in Østfold County (n… CONTINUE READING