Browsing Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology by Type "Postprint Article"

Browsing Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology by Type "Postprint Article"

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  • Van der Aerschot, M.; Swanepoel, De Wet; Mahomed-Asmail, Faheema; Myburgh, Hermanus Carel; Eikelboom, Robert H. (Taylor and Francis, 2016-08)
    OBJECTIVE : Evaluation of the Sennheiser HD 202 II supra-aural headphones as an alternative headphone to enable more affordable hearing screening. DESIGN : Study 1 measured the equivalent threshold sound pressure levels ...
  • Swanepoel, De Wet (Taylor & Francis, 2006-05)
    Audiology in South Africa is an established profession facing the challenge of serving a diverse population in predominantly developing contexts. The profession has developed over the last half century from an adjunct to ...
  • Van der Westhuizen, Yolande; Swanepoel, De Wet; Heinze, Barbara M.; Hofmeyr, Louis Murray (Routledge, 2013-01)
    Objectives: This study aimed to describe the prevalence and nature of auditory and otological manifestations in adults with HIV/AIDS through clinical examinations and selfreported symptoms across stages of disease ...
  • Potgieter, Jenni-Marí; Swanepoel, De Wet; Heinze, Barbara M.; Hofmeyr, Louis Murray; Burger, André A.S.; Hamersma, Herman (Cambridge University Press, 2014-04)
    OBJECTIVE : To characterise auditory involvement secondary to excessive craniotubular bone growth in individuals with sclerosteosis in South Africa. METHODS : This cross-sectional study assessed the auditory profile ...
  • Swanepoel, De Wet; Erasmus, Hettie (Springer, 2007-07)
    The Auditory Steady-State Response (ASSR) has gained popularity as an alternative technique for objective audiometry but its use in less severe degrees of hearing loss has been questioned. The aim of this study was to ...
  • Swanepoel, Andre; Ebrahim, Shamim; Friedland, Peter L.; Swanepoel, De Wet; Pottas, Lidia (Elsevier, 2008-12)
    OBJECTIVE: The auditory steady-state response (ASSR) to air-conduction (AC) stimuli has been widely incorporated into audiological test-batteries for the pediatric population. The current understanding of ASSR to bone ...
  • Pike, Melissa; Kritzinger, Alta M. (Aletta Margaretha); Kruger, Esedra (Mary Ann Liebert, 2017-12)
    OBJECTIVE : To describe the breastfeeding characteristics of late-preterm infants (LPIs) in a kangaroo mother care (KMC) unit. MATERIALS AND METHODS : In a 20-bed KMC unit, the breastfeeding of 73 purposively-selected ...
  • Swanepoel, De Wet; Johl, Lorne; Pienaar, Danelle (2013-03)
    OBJECTIVE: To describe the nature of hearing loss and associated risk profile in a representative South African population of infants and children diagnosed at a pediatric referral clinic. METHODS: A retrospective review ...
  • Dada, Shakila; Horn, Tenille; Samuels, Alecia; Schlosser, Ralf W. (Taylor and Francis, 2016-08)
    This study examined the attitudes of children with typical development towards an unfamiliar peer with complex communication needs using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems. Specifically, the study ...
  • Swanepoel, De Wet (Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 2011)
    Pediatric audiology has seen the inclusion of the auditory steady-state response (ASSR) in slinical test batteries as a valuable diagnostic tool. Its unique stimuli, recording and analysis characteristics allow for ...
  • Brennan-Jones, Christopher G.; Eikelboom, Robert H.; Swanepoel, De Wet; Friedland, Peter L.; Atlas, Marcus D. (Taylor and Francis, 2016-05)
    OBJECTIVE : Examine the accuracy of automated audiometry in a clinically heterogeneous population of adults using the KUDUwave automated audiometer. DESIGN : Prospective accuracy study. Manual audiometry was performed ...
  • Eikelboom, Robert H.; Swanepoel, De Wet; Motakef, Shahpar; Upson, Gemma S. (Informa Healthcare, 2013-05)
    To validate the air- and bone-conduction AMTAS automated audiometry system. Design: Prospective study. Test-retest reliability was determined by assessing adults with AMTAS air- and bone-conduction audiometry. Accuracy ...
  • Mahomed-Asmail, Faheema; Swanepoel, De Wet; Eikelboom, Robert H.; Myburgh, Hermanus Carel; Hall, James W. (James Wilbur), 1948- (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2016-01)
    OBJECTIVES : The study aimed to determine the validity of a smartphone hearing screening technology (hearScreen™) compared with conventional screening audiometry in terms of (1) sensitivity and specificity, (2) referral ...
  • Leyssens, Laura; Vinck, Bart M.; Van der Straeten, Catherine; Wuyts, Floris; Maes, Leen (Elsevier, 2017-07)
    Cobalt (Co) and its compounds are widely distributed in nature and are part of numerous anthropogenic activities. Although cobalt has a biologically necessary role as metal constituent of vitamin B12, excessive exposure ...
  • Hattam, Michelle; Louw, Brenda; Geertsema, Salome (Routledge, 2014)
    HIV has been shown to have significant effects on the development of a child. Currently, there is limited South African research regarding HIV and specific characteristics of communication development, and the treatment ...
  • Coco, Laura; Champlin, Craig A.; Eikelboom, Robert H. (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2016-10)
    PURPOSE : Sections of the community face barriers to accessing audiology services. The aim of this study was to assess the barriers faced by people in typically underserved community settings and to provide audiology ...
  • Meyer, Nathalie; Vinck, Bart M.; Heinze, Barbara M. (Informa Healthcare, 2015-03)
    OBJECTIVE : A systematic literature review and meta-analysis was performed to determine the effect of stimulus type, SCM muscle activation method, transducer type, and method to control SCM muscle EMG level on response ...
  • Alyami, Huda; Soer, Maggi E. (Magdalena Elizabeth); Pottas, Lidia (Elsevier, 2016-07)
    OBJECTIVE : This study aims to determine the status of early intervention services provided to children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their parents/caregivers from birth to five years of age at two main state hospitals ...
  • Jones, Gail; Van der Merwe, Anita; Van der Linde, Jeannie; Le Roux, Maria (Mia) (NISC (Pty) Ltd and Informa UK Limited (trading as Taylor & Francis Group), 2018-06)
    This study reports on the development of a Setswana tonal minimal pair word list, which could be implemented as research tool in the field of Bantu language linguistics and in speech pathology in South Africa. The development ...
  • Theunissen, Marianne; Hanekom, J.J. (Johannes Jurgens); Swanepoel, De Wet (Routledge, 2011-02)
    OBJECTIVE: The development of a valid and reliable Afrikaans test of sentence recognition thresholds in noise. DESIGN: A collection of sentences was developed, rated for naturalness and grammatical complexity, and ...