What is neonatal auditory screening?

Also known as: newborn hearing screening, optoacoustic emissions test (OAEs), auditory brainstem response test (ABR).

A neonatal auditory screening is a test given to a newborn baby in order to test his or her hearing. It’s a standard test given to all babies after they are born and before they leave the hospital.


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