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Childhood hearing loss profile, decentralised screening and outcomes in the Western Cape public healthcare system, South Africa

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posted on 04.05.2022, 09:55 authored by Silva KuschkeSilva Kuschke, De Wet Swanepoel, Talita le RouxTalita le Roux

Datasets underpinning PhD Thesis "Childhood hearing loss profile, decentralised screening and outcomes in the Western Cape public healthcare system, South Africa". It addresss barriers to timeous diagnoses of childhood hearing loss, improving access to hearing healthcare, and ultimately providing successful intervention with hearing technology in low-resourced contexts like South Africa.  Children with additional disabilities require multi-disciplinary support to realize sufficient benefit from hearing aid use.

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Speech-language Pathology and Audiology