Frequency of Hearing Impairment among Full-term Newborns in Yazd, Iran


OBJECTIVE Permanent congenital hearing loss, a common congenital anomaly, may affect speech and language acquisition, academic achievement and social development. Current standards emphasize early recognition of congenital hearing loss. This study was conducted to find the prevalence of hearing impairment in term newborns in Yazd, Iran. METHODS This was a… (More)


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