Article

Audiological testing for ototoxicity monitoring in adults with tuberculosis in state hospitals in Gauteng, South Africa

DOI: 10.1080/23120053.2016.1128143
Author(s): Katijah Khoza-ShangaseDepartment of Speech, Pathology and Audiology, School of Human and Community Development, South Africa, Megan StirkDepartment of Speech, Pathology and Audiology, School of Human and Community Development, South Africa

Abstract

Background: Ototoxicity monitoring during treatment of medical conditions, where the medications used are known to be toxic to the ear, is an important scope of practice of the audiologist; and, is an important clinical service aimed at enhancing patients’ quality of life.

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