Auditory brainstem responses in high risk and normal newborns.

  title={Auditory brainstem responses in high risk and normal newborns.},
  author={Shelly Khanna Chadha and Arvind S Bais},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  volume={64 6},
We studied the auditory brainstem responses of 50 high risk neonates from NICU and compared with those of 25 normal neonates in order to determine the percentage of significant auditory impairment in NICU and correlated it to various risk factors. Infants with the risk factors of low birth weight, hyperbilirubinemia, asphyxia, septicemia and meningitis were included in the study group. All the 150 ears were tested at 4 intensities 30 dB, 46 dB, 60 dB and 75 dB. The study recorded prolongation… CONTINUE READING