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Hearing assessment after meningitis and meningococcal disease.
  1. A Riordan,
  2. A Thomson,
  3. J Hodgson
  1. Royal Liverpool Children's NHS Trust (Alder Hey).


    A method to increase audiology referral after meningitis or meningococcal disease was audited in 89 children. A standardised proforma increased referrals from 78% to 96% over a two year period. However, only 73% of children had a hearing test. The major reason for hearing not being tested changed from non-referral to non-attendance.

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