Int J Audiol 2021 Apr 9:1-8. Epub 2021 Apr 9.
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head, Neck Surgery and Department of Ophthalmology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Objective: To inventory provision and features of childhood hearing screening after the newborn period (CHS), primarily in Europe.
Design: From each participating country or region, experts provided information through an extensive questionnaire: implementation year, age at screening, test method, pass criteria, screening location, screener profession, and quality indicators: coverage, referral, follow-up and detection rates, supplemented by literature sources.
Study Sample: Forty-two European countries or regions, plus Russia, Malawi, Rwanda, India, and China. Read More