Nunavut docs turn to iPad app to deal with territory’s hearing loss ‘crisis’

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A new, simple technology is allowing Iqaluit doctors to better diagnose ear infections and hearing loss — an issue that affects children in Nunavut at a rate far higher than the rest of Canada.

Pediatrician Holden Sheffield has been working at the Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqaluit since last summer. In November, he started using an iPad outfitted with “ShoeBox,” which was designed to test children for hearing loss.

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