Features of unilateral hearing loss detected by newborn hearing screening programme in different regions of Turkey


GENÇ G. A. , Konukseven O., MULUK N. B. , KIRKIM G., BAŞAR F., TUNCER Ü. , ...More

AURIS NASUS LARYNX, vol.40, no.3, pp.251-259, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.anl.2012.09.003
  • Title of Journal : AURIS NASUS LARYNX
  • Page Numbers: pp.251-259

Abstract

Objective: Newborn hearing screening (NHS) works well for babies with bilateral hearing loss. However, for those with unilateral loss, it has yet to be established some standard rules like age of diagnose, risk factors, hearing loss degree. The aim of this study is to identify the demographic characteristics of newborns with unilateral hearing loss to obtain evidence based data in order to see what to be done for children with unilateral hearing loss (UHL).