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Initial audiologic assessment of infants: comments on Karzon and Lieu (2006).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17562757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: To comment on a recently published article titled "Initial Audiologic Assessment of Infants Referred From Well Baby, Special Care, and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurseries" by R. K. Karzon and J. E. C. Lieu (2006). METHOD: Comments are directed specifically at the sequence of testing described in the article. CONCLUSIONS: This letter challenges the efficiency of beginning infant audiologic evaluations with the auditory brainstem response evoked by high-intensity, unmasked click stimuli. Reasons as well as alternatives favored by the author and other researchers are presented and summarized.
Todd B Sauter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Letter    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of audiology     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1059-0889     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Audiol     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-12     Completed Date:  2007-07-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9114917     Medline TA:  Am J Audiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  75-6; author reply 77-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Audiology / methods*
Early Diagnosis*
Evoked Potentials, Auditory, Brain Stem / physiology
Hearing Disorders / diagnosis*,  epidemiology*
Infant, Newborn
Neonatal Screening*
Comment On:
Am J Audiol. 2006 Jun;15(1):14-24   [PMID:  16803788 ]

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