Browsing Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology by Author "Swanepoel, De Wet"

Browsing Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology by Author "Swanepoel, De Wet"

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  • Visagie, Ansophi; Swanepoel, De Wet; Eikelboom, Robert H. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2015-11)
    BACKGROUND : This study determined the accuracy of pure tone air conduction (AC) thresholds obtained using a synchronous telemedicine approach without a sound booth in a rural South African community. The global need ...
  • 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 ...
  • Brennan-Jones, Christopher G.; Eikelboom, Robert H.; Bennett, Rebecca J.; Tao, Karina F.M.; Swanepoel, De Wet (Sage, 2018-01)
    INTRODUCTION : Remote interpretation of automated audiometry offers the potential to enable asynchronous tele-audiology assessment and diagnosis in areas where synchronous tele-audiometry may not be possible or practical. ...
  • Biagio-de Jager, Leigh; Swanepoel, De Wet; Adeyemo, Adebolajo; Hall, James W. (James Wilbur), 1948-; Vinck, Bart M. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2013-04)
    OBJECTIVE: The study investigated whether video-otoscopic images taken by a telehealth clinic facilitator are sufficient for accurate asynchronous diagnosis by an otolaryngologist within a heterogeneous population. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Swanepoel, De Wet (Blackwell, 2007-10)
    Please refer to abstract in article
  • 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 ...
  • Ratanjee-Vanmali, Husmita; Swanepoel, De Wet; Laplante-Levesque, Ariane (Taylor and Francis, 2019)
    OBJECTIVE : This study describes characteristics, behaviours and readiness of people who are interested in seeking hearing healthcare (HHC) online. DESIGN : A non-profit clinic was established from which services through ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hussein, Shouneez Yousuf; Swanepoel, De Wet; Mahomed-Asmail, Faheema; De Jager, Leigh Biagio (Taylor and Francis Open, 2018)
    BACKGROUND : Hearing loss is one of the most common developmental disorders identifiable at birth with its prevalence increasing throughout school years. However, early detection programs are mostly unavailable in low- ...
  • Abdoola, Shabnam; Swanepoel, De Wet; Van der Linde, Jeannie; Glascoe, Frances P. (Routledge, 2019)
    Detecting developmental delays is essential for early intervention in low to middle-income countries. A cross-sectional, within-subject, comparative design was employed to determine the performance of the Parents Evaluation ...
  • 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 ...
  • Schoeman, Joanne Christine; Swanepoel, De Wet; Van der Linde, Jeannie (Makerere University Medical School, 2017-03)
    BACKGROUND : The importance of early identification for infants and young children with developmental delays is well established. Poor follow-up on referrals, however, undermines the effectiveness of early intervention ...