Feasibility and effectiveness of a population-based newborn hearing screening in an economically deprived region of Italy.

@article{Pisacane2013FeasibilityAE,
  title={Feasibility and effectiveness of a population-based newborn hearing screening in an economically deprived region of Italy.},
  author={Alfredo Pisacane and Gennaro Auletta and Fabiana Toscano and Monica Errichiello and Francoise Barrier and Pasquale Riccardi and Carla Laria and Rita Malesci and Grazia Isabella Continisio and Paola Continisio and Luigi Barruffo and A. Franze and Elio Marciano},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2013},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={329-33}
}
AIM To describe the effectiveness of a population-based newborn hearing screening program in an economically deprived region of southern Italy. METHODS A screening protocol was proposed for all newborns of the Campania region, starting on January, 2007. For infants identified with hearing loss, information on degree and type of hearing loss and presence of risk factors was collected. RESULTS The infants born in the 3-year study period were 182,188. Among them, 146,026 (80%) were tested with… CONTINUE READING

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