Screening for hearing loss

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6934.977a (Published 09 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:977
  1. A F Bisset
  1. Department of Public Health Medicine, Grampian Health Board, Aberdeen AB9 1RE.

    EDITOR, - The National Deaf Children's Society launched its document Quality Standards in Paediatric Audiology at a one day conference on the early identification of hearing impairment in children.1 The conference was a tribute to the determination of this voluntary society to raise standards in screening of hearing but did not make clear that the standards cover only sensorineural hearing impairment. (Sensorineural hearing loss affects about 1-5/1000 …

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