Diseases of The Middle Ear
A child was treated for H. Influenza meningitis for 6 month. Most important investigation to be done before discharging the patient is: (DNB June 2009)
|B||Brarnstern evoked auditory response|
|C||Growth screening test|
H. Influenza Type Meninigtis
"It is frequent in children between the qges of 3 and 12 months. Residua! auditory deficit is a common complication." .
Ghai 6th/edp 518
• Since, residual auditory deficit-is a common complication of H, influenza meningitis so audiological test to detect the deficit should be performed before discharging any patient suffering from H. influenza meningitis.
• In children best test to detect hearing loss is brainstem evoked auditory response. ,