Slight-Mild Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Children: Audiometric, Clinical, and Risk Factor Profiles

  title={Slight-Mild Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Children: Audiometric, Clinical, and Risk Factor Profiles},
  author={Barbara K Cone and Melissa Wake and Sherryn Tobin and Zeffie Poulakis and Field W. Rickards},
  journal={Ear and Hearing},
Objectives: Slight or mild hearing loss has been posited as a factor affecting speech, language, learning, and academic outcomes, but the risk factors for slight-mild sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) have not been ascertained. The two specific aims for this research were (1) to describe the audiometric and clinical characteristics of children identified with slight-mild bilateral SNHL and (2) to compare children with slight-mild SNHL with those with normal hearing (NH) with respect to… 
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