PROFESSIONAL ISSUES

Newborn Hearing Screening

Overview

Key Issues

Resources

References

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (2013). Expert panel recommendations on newborn hearing screening. Available from insert URL when available.

Beauchaine, K., & Hoffman, J. (2008). Adding pediatrics to your audiology practice [Web/telephone seminar]. ASHA Professional Development program available through July 24, 2009, from www.asha.org.

Berg, A. L., Prieve, B. A., Serpanos, Y. C., & Wheaton, M. A. (2011). Hearing screening in a well-infant nursery: Profile of automated ABR-fail/OAE-pass. Pediatrics, 27(2), 269-275.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). Summary of 2011 national EHDI data. Retrieved from cdc.gov/ncbddd/ehdi/data.htm.

Clayton, E. W. (1992). Issues in state newborn screening programs. Pediatrics, 90(4), 641-646.

D'Agostino, J. A., & Austin, L. (2004). Auditory neuropathy: A potentially under-recognized neonatal intensive care unit sequela. Advanced Neonatal Care, 4, 344-353.

Fleischman, A. R., Post, L. F., & Dubler, N. N. (1994). Mandatory newborn screening for human immunodeficiency virus. Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 71(1), 4-17.

Gravel, J. S., White, K. R., Johnson, J. L., Widen, J. E., Vohr, B. R., James, M., … Meyer, S. (2005). A multisite study to examine the efficacy of the otoacoustic emission/automated auditory brainstem response newborn hearing screening protocol: Recommendations for policy, practice, and research. American Journal of Audiology, 14(2), S217-S228.

Harlor, Jr., A. D. B., & Bower, C. (2009). Hearing assessment in infants and children: Recommendations beyond neonatal screening. Pediatrics, 124(4), 1252-1263.

Houston, K. T., Behl, D., & White, K. (2008). EHDI challenges and strategies in addressing privacy regulations. Presentation retrieved July 21, 2008, from infanthearing.org/meeting/ehdi2008/speakers.html.

Health Resources and Services Administration (2009). Enhancing communication: Improving care for infants with hearing loss. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Hussain, D. M, Gorga, M. P., Neely, S. T., Keefe, D. H., & Peters, J. (1998). Transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in patients with normal hearing and in patients with hearing loss. Ear and Hearing , 19(6), 434-449.

Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (IQWiG). (2007). Neonatal screening for early detection of hearing impairment (Final Report S05-01). Cologne, Germany: Author.

Johnson, J., White, K., Widen, J., Gravel, J., James, M., Kennalley, T., … Holstrum, J. (2005). A multicenter evaluation of how many infants with permanent hearing loss pass a two-stage otoacoustic emissions/automated auditory brainstem response newborn hearing screening protocol. Pediatrics , 116(3), 663-672.

Johnson, K., Lloyd-Puryear, M. A., Mann, M. Y., Ramos, L. R., & Therrell, B. L. (2006). Financing state newborn screening programs: Sources and uses of funds. Pediatrics, 117, (5, Pt. 2), S270-S279.

Joint Committee on Infant Hearing. (2007). Year 2007 position statement: Principles and guidelines for early hearing detection and intervention programs. Pediatrics, 120(4), 898-921.

Kirkim, G., Serbetcioglu, B., Erdag, T. K., & Ceryan, K. (2008). The frequency of auditory neuropathy detected by universal newborn hearing screening program. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 72(10), 1461-1469.

Merlin, T. Hedayati, H., Sullivan, T., Buckley, L., Newton, S., Hodgkinson, B., … Hiller, J. (2007). Universal neonatal hearing screening. Adelaide: Adelaide Health Technology Assessment (AHTA), MSAC reference 17 Assessment Report.

Nelson, H., Bougatsos, C., & Nygren, N. (2008). Universal newborn hearing screening: Systematic review to update the 2001 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation. Pediatrics, 122, e266-e276.

New York State Department of Health, Early Intervention Program. (2007). Clinical practice guideline: Report of the recommendations. Hearing loss,assessment and intervention for young children (age 0-3 years). New York State Department of Health Publication No. 4967. Albany, NY: Author.

Norton, S. J., Gorga, M. P., Widen, J. E., Folsom, R. C., Sininger, Y., Cone-Wesson, B., … Fletcher, K. (2000). Identification of neonatal hearing impairment: Evaluation of transient evoked otoacoustic emission, distortion product otoacoustic emission, and auditory brain stem response test performance. Ear and Hearing, 21(5), 508-528.

Russ, S. A., Hanna, D., DesGeorges, J., & Forsman, I. (2010). Improving follow-up to newborn hearing screening: A learning-collaborative experience. Pediatrics, 126, S59-S69.

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Surprenant, K. (2006). How HIPAA and FERPA affect the provision of EHDI services [Webcast]. Retrieved July 24, 2008, from mchcom.com/archivedWebcastDetailNewInterface.asp?aeid=402.

Trinidad-Ramos G., de Aguilar V. A., Juadenes-Casaubon C., Nunez-Batalla, F., & Sequi-Canet, J. (2010). Early hearing detection and intervention: 2010 CODEPEH recommendation. Acta Otorrinolaringol Espana, 61(1), 69-77.

Turchetta R., Orlando, M. P., Cammeresi, M. G., Altissimi, G.,Celani, T.,Mazzei, F., … Cianfrone, G. (2012). Modifications of auditory brainstem responses (ABR): Observations in full-term and pre-term newborns. The Journal of Maternal- Fetal Neonatal Medicine, 8, 1342-1347.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2008). Universal screening for hearing loss in newborns: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. Pediatrics, 122, 143-148.

Vohr, B.R. , Oh, W., Stewart, E. J., Bentkover, J. D., Gabbard, S., Lemons, J., … Pye, R. (2001). Comparison of costs and referral rates of 3 universal newborn hearing screening protocols. Journal of Pediatrics, 139(2), 238-244.

Wolff, R., Hommerich, J., Riemsma, R., Antes, G., Lange, S., & Kleijnen, J. (2010). Hearing screening in newborns: Systematic review of accuracy, effectiveness, and effects of interventions after screening. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 95(2), 130-135.

Wood, S., Foley, R., Minchom, S., Parker, G., Robertson, H., & Sirimanna, T. (2010). Newborn hearing screening and assessment: Guidelines for surveillance and audiologic monitoring of infants and children following the newborn hearing screen. In G. Sutton (Ed.), England: National health service antenatal and newborn screening programmes.

Yoshinaga-Itano, C., DeConde Johnson, C., Carpenter, K., & Stredler Brown, A. (2008). Outcomes of children with mild bilateral hearing loss and unilateral hearing loss. Seminars in Hearing, 29(2), 96-211.

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