This paper examines hyperbilirubinemia as a risk factor for hearing loss in newborns. Even though it is not a prevalent risk factor compared with other risk factors, low levels of bilirubin toxicity have been determined to have significant effects on hearing.
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
Hyperbilirubinemia; Bilirubin; Hearing Loss -- infants
Scott, Michael, "The prevalence of hyperbilirubinemia as a risk ractor for hearing loss in newborns" (2002). Independent Studies and Capstones. Paper 482. Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.