Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Fonoaudiologia
versión On-line ISSN 1982-0232
RODRIGUES, Priscila de Araújo Lucas; CARVALHO, Thiago Serra Ferreira de; LAURIS, José Roberto Pereira y SCHOCHAT, Eliane. Results of a newborn hearing screening program in Cuiabá: Mato Grosso, Brazil. Rev. soc. bras. fonoaudiol. [online]. 2011, vol.16, n.4, pp. 454-458. ISSN 1982-0232. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1516-80342011000400015.
PURPOSE: To describe the results obtained in a newborn hearing screening program in the city of Cuiabá (MT), Brazil, in the period from 2009 to 2010. METHODS: We analyzed the otoacoustic emissions results of 1964 low-risk and 123 high-risk newborns, archived in the computer of the service, regarding the amount of those who passed or failed the screening. RESULTS: In the low-risk group, 94.5% passed, 1.2% failed and 4.3% did not return for re-test. In the high-risk group, 71.54% passed, 3.2% failed and 25.4% did not return for re-test. CONCLUSION: The results obtained by the program are in agreement with the expectations of international and national institutions.
Palabras llave : Screening; Neonatal screening; Hearing loss; Hearing; Infant, newborn.