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Clinical Protocols

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This document addresses procedures for the audiological surveillance of hearing of infants and young children at risk for late onset or progressive permanent hearing loss (PHL). It is closely linked with the Ontario Infant Hearing Program (IHP) Protocol for Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Auditory Brainstem Response Assessment (ABRA) Protocol, and the IHP protocol for Audiometric Assessment for Children Aged 6 to 60 Months with respect to risk indicators, hearing screening technology applied, screening bypass, and audiological assessment procedures.