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What hearing test can you use in kids up to 6 months of age?
1.SABR (Screening auditory brainstem response
2.OAE (Otoacoustic Emissions)
What is SABR?
Screening Auditory Brainstem Response
-Auditory stimuli is presented to each ear through headphones
-3 electrodes placed to aberage brainstem response to stimuli
-It measures a neural response
-Rules out everything but a mild hearing loss
What is OAE?
Automated Otoacoustic Emissions
-Brief acoustic stimuli presented to each ear through a small ear probe placed in the ear canal
-Transmitter and receiver components in ear probe records cochlear outer hair cell emissions or "echo" in response to incoming stimuli
-Pre-neural responses
-Does not rule out mild hearing loss
What happens if a newborn baby does not pass the hearing screen?
Return for an out-patient re-screen.
What if they do not pass the re-screen?
They need a DIAGNOSTIC ABR