Hearing screening and middle ear measures in American Indian infants and toddlers.

@article{Hunter2007HearingSA,
  title={Hearing screening and middle ear measures in American Indian infants and toddlers.},
  author={Lisa L Hunter and Cynthia Davey and Allison Kohtz and Kathleen A. Daly},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2007},
  volume={71 9},
  pages={1429-38}
}
UNLABELLED American Indian children have three times the rate of otitis media compared to the general population, yet prospective cohort studies of OME and hearing loss have not been previously reported in American Indian infants. Between 1997 and 2003, a cohort of 421 infants was enrolled at birth from Minnesota American Indian reservations and an urban clinic and followed to age 2 years. This study reports OAE hearing screening results related to OME diagnoses, as well as risk for recurrent… CONTINUE READING