Comparison of Hearing Screening Protocols for Universal Newborn Hearing Screening In Turkey


Erturk B. B. , GENÇ G. A. , ÖZKAN S.

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY, vol.6, no.2, pp.223-230, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.223-230

Abstract

Objective: Congenital hearing loss is one of the most common major abnormalities present at birth. Early diagnose is very important. In this study a comparison of five different newborn hearing screening protocols are made to determine the most suitable screening protocol which can form a model for newborn hearing screenings in Turkey's maternity hospitals.