Universal newborn hearing screening using A-TEOAE and A-ABR: The experience of a large public hospital.

@article{Cianfrone2018UniversalNH,
  title={Universal newborn hearing screening using A-TEOAE and A-ABR: The experience of a large public hospital.},
  author={Francesca Cianfrone and F. Mammarella and Massimo Ralli and V Evetovic and Claudio Maria Pianura and Gianluca Bellocchi},
  journal={Journal of neonatal-perinatal medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          87-92
        }
}
BACKGROUND Universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) aims to identify hearing loss in the early postnatal period; prompt detection of bilateral or unilateral hearing loss is mandatory for timely intervention. METHODS This retrospective study reports the results of the first two years of a UNHS program on 4,719 newborns in a large public Italian hospital. Screening was divided into two levels: automated transient otoacoustic emissions were used for first level; automated auditory brainstem… CONTINUE READING