Childhood hearing loss and risk profile in a South African population.

@article{Swanepoel2013ChildhoodHL,
  title={Childhood hearing loss and risk profile in a South African population.},
  author={De Wet Swanepoel and Lorn{\'e} Johl and Danelle Pienaar},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2013},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={394-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the nature of hearing loss and associated risk profile in a South African population of infants and children diagnosed at a pediatric referral clinic. METHODS A retrospective review of patient files for a pediatric auditory evoked potential clinic in Pretoria was conducted (January 2007-December 2011). Collected data included demographical information, risk factors from case history questionnaire, diagnosis (type and degree of hearing loss), documented age of caregiver… CONTINUE READING

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