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A screening program to detect aminoglycoside- induced ototoxicity

Maryam Teimoori, Gina Mistry, Carmela Corallo and Allen C Cheng
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (4): 216-217. || doi: 10.5694/mja12.10975
Published online: 20 August 2012

To the Editor: We note Ahmed and colleagues’ extensive case series of patients with severe vestibulopathy due to aminoglycosides.1 We attempted to develop a hospital-based screening program to detect vestibulopathy in inpatients that may be informative for others considering similar programs.

  • Maryam Teimoori1
  • Gina Mistry2
  • Carmela Corallo1
  • Allen C Cheng1

  • 1 Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Nottingham University Hospital, Nottingham, UK.

Correspondence: allen.cheng@monash.edu

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