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Detection of hearing loss in newborns: Definition of a screening strategy in Bogotá, Colombia.

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Summary of "Detection of hearing loss in newborns: Definition of a screening strategy in Bogotá, Colombia."

To describe the results from the hearing screening protocol adopted in a Hospital in Colombia emphasizing the importance of performing screening on an outpatient basis, when the newborn is more than 24 h old.

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Name: International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology
ISSN: 1872-8464
Pages: 76-81

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