volume 99, issue 6, Pe4-e4 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.6.e4
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L. Barsky-Firkser, S. Sun

Abstract: ABSTRACT. Objective. To perform hearing screenings on all newborns before hospital discharge, using auditory brainstem evoked responses with analysis of time, cost, and failure rates to evaluate and determine the screening practicality.Method. Over a 3-year period from January 1, 1993 to December 31, 1995, auditory brainstem evoked response screenings were performed on 15 749 infants born at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey, before their hospital discharge by certified/licensed audiologis…

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