Telehealth-based hearing services in a rural South African school
The study demonstrates that asynchronous telehealth-based automated hearing testing within the school context can be used to facilitate early identification of hearing loss; however, further research and development into protocol formulation, ongoing device monitoring and facilitator training is required to improve test sensitivity and ensure accuracy of results.
Govender, S.M., & Mars, M. (2018). Assessing the efficacy of asynchronous telehealth-based hearing screening and diagnostic services using automated audiometry in a rural South African school. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 65(1), a582. https://doi.org/10.4102/sajcd.v65i1.582