Prevalence of hearing loss in children following bacterial meningitis in a tertiary referral hospital.

Citation:
Karanja BW, Oburra HO, Masinde P, Dalton Wamalwa. "Prevalence of hearing loss in children following bacterial meningitis in a tertiary referral hospital." BMC Res Notes. 2014;7:138.

Abstract:

This study aimed to examine hearing function in a group of children aged between the ages of six months and twelve years admitted with bacterial meningitis so as to determine the prevalence and degree of sensorineural hearing loss in them. This prospective study was conducted in the audiology unit and paediatric wards of Kenyatta National Hospital, KNH.

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