Auditory Evaluation of High Risk Newborns by Automated Auditory Brain Stem Response

@inproceedings{TaghdiriAuditoryEO,
  title={Auditory Evaluation of High Risk Newborns by Automated Auditory Brain Stem Response},
  author={Mohammad Mehdi Taghdiri and Fatemeh Eghbalian and Faranak Emami and Behnas Abbasi and Hasan Zandevakili and Zahra Razavi}
}
Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of hearing impairment by automated auditory brain stem response (AABR) in newborns admitted to an intensive and intermediate care unit and to analyze the associated risk factors. Methods: An observational cross-sectional study was conducted between January 2005 and January 2006. 834 newborns (62% boys and 38% girls) were assessed. Newborns had a mean (SD) gestational age of 36 (2.1) weeks with a mean (SD) birth weight of 2950… CONTINUE READING