Newborn hearing screening (NHS) in Saxony-Anhalt (Germany) considering the introduction of a tracking system

Marja Loderstedt, Simone Pötzsch, Wilma Vorwerk, Christine Rasinski, Christoph Arens & Ulrich Vorwerk
Introduction: The prevalence of congenital auditory dysfunction is 1–2 per 1.000 newborns. Auditory function is an essntial component during development for infants and children. Until recently the diagnositc procedure was carried out too late after birth. Since the 1st of January 2009 a claim[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]