Early Detection of Newborn Hearing Impairment: The Useful of Mobile Application

Kadriyan, Hamsu and Sutardi, Sapto (2016) Early Detection of Newborn Hearing Impairment: The Useful of Mobile Application. In: The 1st International Conference on Science and Technology, 1-2 December 2016, Mataram University.

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The incidence of newborn hearing impairment in the world is about 1-3 of 1000 live births. If the treatment was decided lately, a severe social effect will occure such as speech impairment. On the other hand, an increasing of mobile phone was surprising all over the world, including Indonesia. In the last periods, the most familiar mobile phone is smart phone, which have some advantages to operated any application to help people to do their work. For instance, application to make a diagnosis of specific disease, such as the early detection of hearing impairment. Aim of study was to measures the usefullness of mobile application that writer developed on early detection of newborn hearing impairment. This study design with cross sectional methods. Subject on this study including general practitioner with inclusion criteria were subject should have a smart phone, based on android or ios, agree as subject. Subject will excluded if he/she didn’t answer the questionare. The step of study including : 1. Development of mobile application; 2. Application trial; 3. Installing application to subject smartphone; 4. Application trial by subject; 5. Filling a questionare by subject; 6. Statistical analysis. During period of study, there are 41 subject enrolled to this study, consist of 20 male (49%) and 21 female (51%) with the mean of age is 26,1 years old. Based on perception of easiness of application installation, most of subject said that very easy to install (75,6%), easy (24,4%) and none of them said difficult or very difficult. Based on perception easiness to use the application, most of subject said that very easy to use (70,7%) and the remaining said easy (29,3%) and none of them said difficult or very difficult. In the aspect of features, 44 % said that application is very interesting and 49% interesting, but there are 4,8% said common sense and also 2,4% said that the features is not interesting. However, 21 subject (51,2%) and 20 (48,8%) consecutively said that this application is very useful and useful to help them to diagnosed the newborn hearing impairment. The conclusion of this research was mobile application on newborn early detection of hearing impairment is very useful (51,2%) to help general practitioners on their duty.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords (Kata Kunci): mobile application, newborn, hearing impairment, general practitioners
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RF Otorhinolaryngology
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran
Depositing User: Hamsu Kadriyan
Date Deposited: 24 May 2018 04:43
Last Modified: 24 May 2018 04:43
URI: http://eprints.unram.ac.id/id/eprint/4224

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