The Efficacy of Brainstem Response Audiometry in the Diagnosis of Meningitis and Other CNS Pathology

  • P. A. Bernard
Part of the Advances in the Study of Communication and Affect book series (ASCA, volume 10)


There are two main concerns on the part of neonatalogists and pediatricians when diagnosing a sepsis neonatorum—whether or not there is a spread to meningeal spaces and what the possibilities are that a surviving infant might develop a neurological deficit. The earlier the diagnosis, the better the neurological prognosis might be.


Otitis Medium Cranial Nerve Palsy Focal Epilepsy Superior Olivary Complex Newborn Hearing Screening 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. Bernard
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  1. 1.Children’s HospitalOttawaCanada

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