Clinical Use of a New Audiometric Nethod – Visual Reinforcement Audiometry


Authors: M. Vojnová;  M. Lejska;  J. Smisitelová
Authors‘ workplace: AUDIO-Fon centrum, Brno přednosta doc. MUDr. M. Lejska, CSc., MBA.
Published in: Otorinolaryng. a Foniat. /Prague/, 65, 2016, No. 1, pp. 48-52.
Category: Review Article

Overview

The paper follows the previous article of these authors about Visual Reinforcement Audiometry VRA, where this behavioral method of hearing examination in the smallest children was described in detail. In the year 2013, 85 children were examined at the AUDIO-Fon center Brno, 17 of them for delayed evolution of speech and 68 children for the determination of hearing state. In most children with hearing defects corrected by hearing aid or cochlear implants were examined at the age of four months. The most frequent patients with VRA were those at the age of three years. Some children were examined one, other subjects were examined repeatedly. The examination was repeated according to complexity the hearing loss had to be corrected by hearing aids. The mean frequency of VRA examination was two and a half in our group. The results of frequency of VRA examination at 5% of statistical significance level among children below two years of age (the age of implantation) and above two years of age appear to be published for the first time. The examination can be recommended to all workplaces, which deal with the problems of hearing in children and

KEYWORDS:
Visual Reinforcement Audiometry, analysis of the cohort


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Audiology Paediatric ENT ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
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