Regular screening IDs children at risk for hearing problems

01/15/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

U.S. researchers periodically tested the hearing of almost 2,000 children during routine pediatric visits and found that 10% of them failed the first screening in at least one ear. Of the screened patients, five were diagnosed with permanent hearing loss, according to the study published in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. One researcher said more frequent screening can identify children with hearing problems and lead to earlier intervention.

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