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Hearing loss

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Evaluate for otitis media with effusion, cerumen, or other physical examination findings. Patients who fail hearing assessments at the school, primary care office or at the health department should first be scheduled for formal audiogram at a University of Michigan facility. Patients with evidence of hearing loss require medical evaluation in Pediatric Otolaryngology.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Audiogram and speech/language evaluation as appropriate.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe For urgent audiology appointments, contact the division of Audiology. Physician appointments will be scheduled for one week after formal audiogram to allow time for cancellation when the audiogram is normal. We discourage delaying the hearing test in order to wait for a coordinated (same day) otolaryngology clinic appointment.
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See Careweb.
External Patients: Hand carry results including hard copies or diskette of any imaging studies to visit.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-362-9555
Patients: 734-936-5730
Clinic Location Sites 1) Brighton Health Center
2) East Ann Arbor Health Center
3) Taubman Health Care Center
4) Livonia Center for Specialty Care
UM Consulting Physician General Otolaryngology Faculty - Pediatric
Revised on: 08/20/2009
 
 

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