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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.anl.2012.09.003
  • Journal Name: AURIS NASUS LARYNX
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.251-259
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes


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).