Factors that determine the cost and performance of early identification protocols.

  • R. G. Turner
  • Published 1992 in Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
In this paper, a simple model is used to examine the relation between important factors, such as prevalence of hearing loss, and protocol performance and cost. Protocol hit rate is determined primarily by the hit rate of the screening protocol and follow-up percentage, the percentage of infants who return for diagnostic testing. Many factors influence… CONTINUE READING