Journal article

Long-term effect of middle ear disease on temporal processing and P300 in two different populations of children

Leticia Reis Borges, Milaine Dominici Sanfins, Caroline Donadon, Dani Tomlin, Maria Francisca Colella-Santos

PLoS One | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: The effects of otitis media on the function of the central auditory nervous system in different populations is unknown. Understanding how the history of otitis media affects children from different nations will guide health professionals worldwide on the importance of adequate auditory stimulus in childhood. For this reason, the aim of the present study was to investigate the long-term auditory effects of middle ear disease on temporal processing and P300 in two different populations of children: Australian and Brazilian. METHODS: Temporal processing tests (Frequency Pattern Tests-FPT and Gaps in noise-GIN) and P300 were measured in 68 Brazilian and Australian children,..

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