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Hearing Loss in Newborns: Screening

Release Date: July 2008

Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recommendations

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All Newborns

The USPSTF recommends screening for hearing los in all newborn infants. 

The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.

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Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

Current as of: September 2013

Internet Citation: Recommendation Summary. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2008.

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