Bmj Usa: Paper

Screening of newborns for hearing impairment: Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjusa.01110005 (Published 19 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:E76
  1. Steven H Woolf, MD, MPH Associate editor
  1. BMJ USA

    This article originally appeared in BMJ USA

    The US Preventive Services Task Force (www.ahrq.gov/clinic/uspstfab.htm) recently completed a review of the evidence for routine screening of newborns for hearing impairment,1 and issued a policy statement based on that review in October 2001 (www.ahrq.gov/clinic/3rduspstf/newhearrr.htm). The task force concluded that there is insufficient evidence …

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