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Auditory screening and balance evaluation in adults with brain trauma

Grant number: 19/18975-4
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2020
Effective date (End): December 31, 2020
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Speech Therapy
Principal researcher:Daniela Gil
Grantee:Maria Clara Martins Pace
Home Institution: Escola Paulista de Medicina (EPM). Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). Campus São Paulo. São Paulo , SP, Brazil


This study aims to perform hearing screening and assessment of body balance in adult patients that suffered of traumatic brain injury. Patients under medical monitoring at the neurotrauma/neurosurgery clinic of the Federal University of São Paulo will be selected and submitted to anamnesis, meatoscopy, hearing screening at the frequencies of 1000, 2000 and 4000 Hz and evaluation on static and dynamic balance. The analysis of the results will statistically be studied by a professional of the area.

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