Practical screening priorities for hearing impairment among children in developing countries.

  title={Practical screening priorities for hearing impairment among children in developing countries.},
  author={F M Gell and Elizabeth M. White and Kathryn Newell and Ian Mackenzie and Andy Smith and Steven R. Thompson and Jeffery Hatcher},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={70 5},
Routine screening for hearing impairment in childhood is now widespread in industrial countries, although there is considerable controversy over the most efficient techniques and procedures. In most developing countries, however, routine screening programmes for hearing impairment do not currently exist. The problems involved in implementing screening programmes in developing and industrial countries are very different, and in selecting screening procedures for a particular population the… CONTINUE READING

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