Auditory screening of the newborn in family practice

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dc.contributor.advisor Hoops, Richard A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Driscoll, Charles E. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:31:16Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:31:16Z
dc.date.created 1974 en_US
dc.date.issued 1974
dc.identifier LD2489.Z78 1974 .D75 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/180903
dc.description.abstract This thesis has outlined a reliable and practical method for auditory screening in the newborn. Validation of the assumption that the Denver test kit bell could be used as a standardized stimulus was accomplished by electronic analysis. The experimental stimulus, then, was matched against a standardized commercial device for auditory screening with the hypothesis that there would be no differences in response patterns elicited by the two instruments. Newborns in a hospital nursery served as subjects.No significant differences existed between the two groups with respect to the number judged as hearing infants. However, there was a significant difference between the two groups with respect to the number judged as nonhearing infants.In addition, a discussion is presented to illustrate the meaning of the findings, the usefulness of this study, and a method for continuing the auditory evaluation of newborns.Ball State UniversityMuncie, IN 47306 en_US
dc.format.extent 18 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Newborn infants. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Audiometry. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Family medicine. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Newborn screening.
dc.title Auditory screening of the newborn in family practice en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.S.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/415939 en_US


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