Newborn Hearing Screening — the Ultimate Early Detection Strategy for Hearing Loss

  • Harvey Coates
  • Kim Gifkins


Congenital sensori-neural hearing loss remains one of the most common congenital disorders in children. Lack of screening for this relatively common disorder has been called “the great omission” in newborn screening [1].


Hearing Loss Otoacoustic Emission Alport Syndrome Hearing Screening Auditory Neuropathy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harvey Coates
    • 1
  • Kim Gifkins
    • 2
  1. 1.Paediatric OtorhinolaryngologyUniversity of Western AustraliaAustralia
  2. 2.Speech Pathology, Telethon ICHR.University of Western AustraliaAustralia

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