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Hearing Impairment and Middle Ear Disease in Primary School Children in Cairo

@inproceedings{Farid2013HearingIA,
  title={Hearing Impairment and Middle Ear Disease in Primary School Children in Cairo},
  author={Ahmed Sameh Farid and Maha H. Abou-Elew and Mohamad Y. ABDEL-RAHMAN and Sally I. Fathy},
  year={2013}
}
Introduction: Local community-based epidemiological data on hearing loss of school children in Egypt are virtually sparse. Therefore, screening for hearing impairment (HI) in this age is crucial for early identification and management of cases. Objective: This work aims to estimate the prevalence of hearing loss and/or middle ear disease in a representative sample of primary school children in Cairo, and to identify any associated factors related to or affecting their hearing loss. Methods… 

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