Assessment of aminoglycoside-induced hearing impairment in hospitalized neonates by TEOAE.

CONTEXT Aminoglycosides, as potent bactericidal antibiotics against aerobic gram-negative infections, is still widely used, especially in NICU patients, despite their known potential ototoxic effects. AIMS To evaluate the potential of transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAEs) in early identification of decreased hearing sensitivity in hospitalized… CONTINUE READING