Newborn Hearing Screening in Ramathibodi Hospital

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Thanakij Chouyboonchum
Rattinan Tiravanitchakul
Noppamont Mongkalanatakul
Vorapun Premkraisorn


The purposes of this research were to study the outcome of newborn hearing screening services at Ramathibodi Hospital. The retrospective research was applied. The population of this research consisted of newborns who were born during July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 with follow up until 3 months of age. Data were analyzed by using descriptive Statistics. The results of the research were as follows: 99.1% of all live births were screened. 5% of these live birth did not pass (refer rate) the screening, 89.1% of the babies which did not pass the screening to follow up at the first visit in 1 month of age. 80.2% of those babies who did not pass the screening were evaluated for hearing diagnosis before 3 month of age. These results could be used as baseline information in order to develop newborn hearing screening services to develop more effective implementation and policy program for hearing program.


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Chouyboonchum, T., Tiravanitchakul, R., Mongkalanatakul, N., & Premkraisorn, V. (2015). Newborn Hearing Screening in Ramathibodi Hospital. Ramathibodi Medical Journal, 38(3), 197–208. Retrieved from
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