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Phrases in noise test (PINT):cultural adaptation to Brazilian Portuguese and applicability in evaluating of Frequency Modulated System(FM)

Grant number: 13/10283-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2014
Effective date (End): February 28, 2015
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Speech Therapy
Principal Investigator:Regina Tangerino de Souza Jacob
Grantee:Larissa Germiniani dos Santos
Host Institution: Faculdade de Odontologia de Bauru (FOB). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Bauru , SP, Brazil


Assess the communication skills of children with hearing loss is of utmost importance, since it is essential to monitor the development of hearing for verification and planning the process of reabilitation.On the national scene there is no standardized test for the assessment of speech perception in noise for use in children. Thus, this paper proposes a cultural adaptation of the test Phrases in noise test (PINT) (Schafer et al, 2005, 2006, 2012)to Portuguese Brazilian and its applicability in evaluating the benefit of Frequency Modulation Systems in children under five years of age. PINT assesses the ability to recognize phrases and simple instructions on noise .The motivation for this work is to contribute to the improvement of protocols for assessment of auditory skills of children with hearing loss, especially users of the Frequency Modulation System.

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Scientific publications
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REGINA TANGERINO DE SOUZA JACOB; CAMILA OLIVEIRA E SOUZA; BRUNA CAMILO ROSA; LARISSA GERMINIANI DOS SANTOS; ELAINE CRISTINA MORETO PACCOLA; BIANCA GONÇALVES ALVARENGA; JOSÉ ROBERTO PEREIRA LAURIS. Phrases in noise test (PINT) Brasil: efetividade do teste em crianças com deficiência auditiva. Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, v. 87, n. 2, p. 164-170, . (13/10283-0)
DE SOUZA JACOB, REGINA TANGERINO; OLIVEIRA E SOUZA, CAMILA; ROSA, BRUNA CAMILO; DOS SANTOS, LARISSA GERMINIANI; MORETO PACCOLA, ELAINE CRISTINA; ALVARENGA, BIANCA GONCALVES; PEREIRA LAURIS, JOSE ROBERTO. Phrases in noise test (PINT) Brazil: effectiveness of the test in children with hearing loss. Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, v. 87, n. 2, p. 164-170, . (13/10283-0)
Academic Publications
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SANTOS, Larissa Germiniani dos. Phrases in noise test (PINT): cultural adaptation into brazilian portuguese and applicability in assessing the frequency modulated system. 2015. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Odontologia de Bauru (FOB/SDB) Bauru.

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