Marked High-Frequency Hearing Loss in Children: A Problem in Early Identification The limitations of noisemakers and speech in detecting marked high-frequency hearing impairment in young children are illustrated by special analysis. The use of high-pass filtering of noisemakers and speech at 6000 Hz and above is recommended as one practical means of identifying losses of this type in children too young ... Articles
Articles  |   August 01, 1977
Marked High-Frequency Hearing Loss in Children: A Problem in Early Identification
 
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Articles   |   August 01, 1977
Marked High-Frequency Hearing Loss in Children: A Problem in Early Identification
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1977, Vol. 42, 335-339. doi:10.1044/jshd.4203.335
History: Received May 12, 1976 , Accepted November 12, 1976
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1977, Vol. 42, 335-339. doi:10.1044/jshd.4203.335
History: Received May 12, 1976; Accepted November 12, 1976

The limitations of noisemakers and speech in detecting marked high-frequency hearing impairment in young children are illustrated by special analysis. The use of high-pass filtering of noisemakers and speech at 6000 Hz and above is recommended as one practical means of identifying losses of this type in children too young for voluntary pure-tone testing.

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