Pre-school hearing screening: profile of children from Ogbomoso, Nigeria.

  title={Pre-school hearing screening: profile of children from Ogbomoso, Nigeria.},
  author={Stephen Oluwatosin Adebola and Samuel Oluyomi Ayodele and Oyeleye Abayomi Oyelakin and John Adekunle Babarinde and Oyebola Eyitayo Adebola},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  volume={77 12},
OBJECTIVES To carry out otoscopic and audiologic examinations amongst pre-school children in Ogbomoso, Nigeria in order to identify any cases of hearing loss and to intervene where possible. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING Prospective audiologic evaluations of children in Nursery I and II (pre-kindergarten and kindergarten) in both private and public primary schools were carried out. METHODS One hundred and one children (202 ears) were screened using otoscopy and pure tone audiometry. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING