Risk factors for hearing loss from meningitis in children: the Children's Hospital experience.

@article{Woolley1999RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for hearing loss from meningitis in children: the Children's Hospital experience.},
  author={Audie L Woolley and Katharine A. Kirk and A M Neumann and Sarah McWilliams and Jill Murray and D Freind and Brian J. Wiatrak},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={125 5},
  pages={509-14}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify statistically significant risk factors for hearing loss in children with meningitis, determine the overall incidence of hearing loss in a large group of children with confirmed meningitis, and quantify the percentage of children with progressive or fluctuating hearing loss after meningitis. DESIGN Retrospective analysis. PATIENTS AND OTHER PARTICIPANTS Four hundred thirty-two children admitted to the Children's Hospital, Birmingham, Ala, from January 1, 1985, to… CONTINUE READING

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