Auditory Screening Program of Newborns with Risk and Well Babies in Turkey


Serin G., GÜRBÜZ M. K. , Kecik C., Incesulu A., Tekin N.

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY, vol.7, no.3, pp.351-356, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.351-356

Abstract

Objective: Every 1 to 3 newborn babies out of 1000 is born with a hearing loss. It is known that certain risk factors increase the risk of hearing loss. In this study, in respect to congenital hearing loss, it is aimed to identify the babies in risk with hearing impaired individuals in family, consanguineous marriage, low Apgar scores etc. and well babies through the auditory screening programme of newborns, and to determine whether the risk factors have a statistical significance or not in babies who failed in screening.