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hearing test

Hearing function test, pure tone audiometry Audiology Any test that measures hearing or quantifies hearing loss; sound is perceived by intensity–loudness and by tone; both are measured in HTs, as is the ability to hear sound through air–air conduction and bone–bone conduction. See Hearing.
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Of 625 newborns admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit, children treated with tobramycin received 4 mg/kg of the drug as a 30-minute intravenous infusion at intervals of 24, 36, or 48 hours, while those treated with vancomycin received 10 mg/kg of the drug as a 1-hour infusion at 8-hour intervals, Total exposure to tobramycin ranged from 4-92 mg/kg (median 12 mg/kg) for neonates who passed the hearing test and ranged from 4-96 mg (median 12 mg/kg) for those who failed (J.
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