Auditory disorders in a South African paediatric TBI population: some preliminary data.

  title={Auditory disorders in a South African paediatric TBI population: some preliminary data.},
  author={Claire Penn and Jennifer Watermeyer and Kathryn Schie},
  journal={International journal of audiology},
  volume={48 3},
South Africa has an exceptionally high incidence of traumatic brain injury in its paediatric population but very little systematic research has been conducted on the outcome of such injury. A number of socio demographic variables influence the mechanism of injury as well as its management. This paper reports on a study documenting the educational and audiological outcomes of a group of 100 subjects who sustained their injuries prior to the age of 12 years. The hearing and communication profile… CONTINUE READING

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