Hospital-based universal newborn hearing screening for early detection of permanent congenital hearing loss in Lagos, Nigeria.

@article{Olusanya2008HospitalbasedUN,
  title={Hospital-based universal newborn hearing screening for early detection of permanent congenital hearing loss in Lagos, Nigeria.},
  author={Bolajoko O Olusanya and Sheila L Wirz and Linda Luxon},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2008},
  volume={72 7},
  pages={
          991-1001
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility and effectiveness of hospital-based universal newborn hearing screening programme for the early detection of permanent congenital or early-onset hearing loss (PCEHL) in Lagos, Nigeria. METHODS A cross-sectional pilot study based on a two-stage universal newborn hearing screening by non-specialist health workers using transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAE) and automated auditory brainstem-response (AABR) in an inner-city maternity hospital over a… CONTINUE READING

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