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Whispered voice test for screening for hearing impairment in adults and children: systematic review

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Objective: To determine the accuracy of the whispered voice test in detecting hearing impairment in adults and children. Design: Systematic review of studies of test accuracy. Data sources: Medline, Embase, Science Citation Index, unpublished theses, manual searching of bibliographies of known primary and review articles, and contact with the authors. Study selection: Two reviewers independently selected and extracted data on study characteristics, quality, and accuracy of studies. Studies we...

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10.1136/bmj.327.7421.967

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"University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Australia"
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School of Population Health
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"University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Australia"
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School of Population Health
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
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BMJ (British Medical Journal) Journal website
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327
Issue:
7421
Pages:
967
Publication date:
2003-10-01
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1756-1833
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English
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2008-11-28

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