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Release Date: July 2008
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for newborn hearing loss.
Summary of Recommendations
- The USPSTF recommends screening for hearing loss in all newborn infants.
Grade: B Recommendation.
Universal Screening for Hearing Loss in Newborns, July 2008
Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 140 KB; PDF Help)
Supporting Article (PDF File, 162 KB; PDF Help)
Evidence Synthesis Update, 2008 (PDF File, 620 KB; PDF Help)
Current as of July 2008
Universal Screening for Hearing Loss in Newborns, Topic Page. July 2008. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsnbhr.htm