Authors

Michael Scott

Issue Date

2002

Abstract

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.

Language

English

Publisher

Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine

Subject (MeSH)

Hyperbilirubinemia; Bilirubin; Hearing Loss -- infants

Document Type

Thesis

Advisor

Stach, Brad