Metrics details. Hearing loss in newborns and children is a public health concern, due to high prevalence and negative effects on their development. Early detection and intervention of childhood hearing loss may mitigate these negative effects. Population-based newborn hearing screening programs have been established worldwide to identify children at risk for congenital hearing loss and to follow children at risk for late onset or progressive hearing loss.
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Hearing Loss and Associated Comorbidities: What Do We Know? - Hearing Review
Metrics details. To the best of our knowledge, no empirically based consensus has been reached as to if, and to what extent, persons with hearing loss HL have reduced generic Quality of life QoL. There seems to be limited knowledge regarding to what extent a hearing aid HA would improve QoL. The main aim of the present study was to review studies about the relationship between HL and QoL.
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Correspondence Address : Dr. Childhood hearing loss HL can be attributed to both environmental and genetic factors, therefore it can be congenital or acquired in nature. The effect of childhood HL is on language development, literacy, self-esteem, and social skills. Taking into account the negative impact of HL in children, this review article aims to bring into attention of the medical community the different causes of HL in children and the methods of screening and diagnosing HL in children. Users Online:
According to recent statistics, more than 20 million people, or 8. A similar rate is reported in Canada with the incidence of hearing loss in the Canadian population estimated to be 10 percent Statistics Canada, As with visual deficits, impairments in hearing are strongly associated with age. The estimated prevalence of hearing impairments as a function of age is shown in Table 2. As can be seen in Table 2 , individuals 65 years of age and older are eight times more likely to have a hearing impairment than individuals years of age.