JCIH


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JCIHJoint Committee on Infant Hearing
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They also reported that hearing screening was not routinely conducted as per the recommendations in the HPCSA and JCIH EHDI position statements.
45 high risk infants hospitalized in Department of Paediatrics, Kamla Nehru Hospital, associated with Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, having one or more risk factors according to criteria designated by JCIH 2007 and 30 age matched controls from paediatric OPD were selected for the study.
According to the 1994 JCIH statement, aminoglycosides represented a risk factor for hearing loss in neonates.
The enrolled subjects were grouped into 'at risk' and 'no risk' group based on the presence or absence of the risk factors included in the 'HRR' of JCIH 2007 respectively.
In 1994, the JCIH position statement reflected the recommendations of NIH by endorsing a universal two-stage screening process including the OAE and ABR along with screening for specific indicators associated with hearing loss (AAP, 1995).
Esses indices sao considerados insatisfatorios em referencia as metas que garantiriam a qualidade do programa de triagem auditiva, definidas pelo JCIH.
The JCIH (2000, 2007) revised the risk indicators for neonates where universal hearing screening is not yet implemented.
O JCIH propoe/recomenda que, para um programa ser considerado de qualidade, a triagem deve ser realizada em pelo menos 95% dos recem-nascidos e, entre aqueles que obtiverem o resultado "falha", no minimo 90% devem ser submetidos a avaliacao audiologica ate o terceiro mes de vida [2].
Foram excluidos da pesquisa 355 neonatos por apresentarem um dos indicadores de risco que estao associados a perda auditiva, segundo o Comusa e o JCIH [7-11], ou, ainda, por algum dado incompleto no prontuario do RN.
Em caso de confirmacao de comprometimento auditivo, e necessario que seja realizada a intervencao precocemente ate os seis meses de idade, como recomenda o JCIH [13].
No que se refere ao monitoramento, O JCIH (2000) [4] recomendava o monitoramento dos recem-nascidos com indicadores de risco de seis em seis meses, contudo a experiencia demonstrou que se tratava de uma recomendacao inviavel para os servicos de saude auditiva.