De Wet Swanepoel

Associate Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M509), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 430 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
20122018
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Research Output 2012 2018

2018
2 Citations
Hearing Loss
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cross-Sectional Studies
Glycosylated Hemoglobin A
Hyperacusis
Audiometry
Audiology
Automation
Audiologists
Referral and Consultation
Otitis Media
Cohort Studies
Pregnancy
Child Behavior
Checklist

Modernising speech audiometry: using a smartphone application to test word recognition

van Zyl, M., Swanepoel, D. W. & Myburgh, H. C. 20 Apr 2018 In : International Journal of Audiology. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Speech Audiometry
audiometry
recording
hardware
Aptitude
1 Citations

Towards low cost automated smartphone- and cloud-based otitis media diagnosis

Myburgh, H. C., Jose, S., Swanepoel, D. W. & Laurent, C. 1 Jan 2018 In : Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 39, p. 34-52 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smartphones
Otitis Media
Decision trees
Decision Trees
Neural networks
2017
2 Citations

Automated smartphone threshold audiometry: Validity and time efficiency

Van Tonder, J., Swanepoel, D. W., Mahomed-Asmail, F., Myburgh, H. & Eikelboom, R. H. 1 Mar 2017 In : Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 28, 3, p. 200-208 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Audiometry
Hearing
Ear
Bilateral Hearing Loss
Smartphone
1 Citations

Developmental screening: Predictors of follow-up adherence in primary health care

Schoeman, J. C., Swanepoel, D. W. & Van Der Linde, J. 1 Jan 2017 In : African Health Sciences. 17, 1, p. 52-61 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Text Messaging
Primary Health Care
Interviews
Appointments and Schedules
Language Therapy
3 Citations
Audiometry
Telemedicine
Hearing Loss
Unilateral Hearing Loss
Audiology
1 Citations
Otoscopy
General Practitioners
Delivery of Health Care
Ear Diseases
Tympanic Membrane
2 Citations

Enhancing ear and hearing health access for children with technology and connectivity

Swanepoel, D. W. 1 Oct 2017 In : American Journal of Audiology. 26, S3, p. 426-429 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hearing
Ear
Technology
Ear Diseases
Hearing Loss
1 Citations

Parental knowledge and attitudes to childhood hearing loss and hearing services in the Solomon Islands

Kaspar, A., Newton, O., Kei, J., Driscoll, C., Swanepoel, D. W. & Goulios, H. 1 Dec 2017 In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 103, p. 87-92 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanesia
Hearing Loss
Hearing
Otitis Media
Fathers

Predictors of health-related quality of life in adult cochlear implant recipients in South Africa

le Roux, T., Vinck, B., Butler, I., Louw, L., Nauta, L., Schlesinger, D. & Swanepoel, D. W. 2 Jan 2017 In : International Journal of Audiology. 56, 1, p. 16-23 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cochlear Implants
South Africa
quality of life
recipient
Quality of Life
2 Citations
Otitis Media
Breast Feeding
Cohort Studies
Parturition
Western Australia
4 Citations

Smartphone-Based Hearing Screening at Primary Health Care Clinics

Louw, C., Swanepoel, D. W., Eikelboom, R. H. & Myburgh, H. C. Mar 2017 In : Ear and hearing. 38, 2, p. E93-E100

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hearing
Primary Health Care
Sensitivity and Specificity
Referral and Consultation
Pure-Tone Audiometry

Smartphone-based National Hearing Test Launched in South Africa

Swanepoel, D. W. 1 Jan 2017 In : Hearing Journal. 70, 1, p. 14-16 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citations

Tele-intervention for children with hearing loss: A comparative pilot study

Havenga, E., Swanepoel, D. W., le Roux, T. & Schmid, B. 1 Jan 2017 In : Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 23, 1, p. 116-125 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hearing Loss
Communication
Parents
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Middle Ear
Acoustics
Newborn Infant
Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potentials
2016
3 Citations

Affordable headphones for accessible screening audiometry: An evaluation of the Sennheiser HD202 II supra-aural headphone

Van Der Aerschot, M., Swanepoel, D. W., Mahomed-Asmail, F., Myburgh, H. C. & Eikelboom, R. 2016 In : International Journal of Audiology. 55, 11, p. 616-622

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

audiometry
Audiometry
Ear
Pressure
evaluation
3 Citations
audiometry
Audiometry
Noise
Bone Conduction
monitoring
24 Citations

Clinical Validity of hearScreen™ Smartphone Hearing Screening for School Children

Mahomed-Asmail, F., Swanepoel, D. W., Eikelboom, R., Myburgh, H. C. & Hall, J. 2016 In : Ear and hearing. 37, 1, p. e11-e17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hearing
Audiometry
Referral and Consultation
Sensitivity and Specificity
Smartphone
1 Citations

Developmental Screening - Evaluation of an m-Health Version of the Parents Evaluation Developmental Status Tools

Maleka, B. K., Van Der Linde, J., Glascoe, F. P. & Swanepoel, D. W. 2016 In : Telemedicine and e-Health. 22, 12, p. 1013-1018

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parents
Health
Language
Caregivers
Primary Health Care
2 Citations

Development and validation of a smartphone-based digits-in-noise hearing test in South African English

Potgieter, J., Swanepoel, D. W. W., Myburgh, H. C. C., Hopper, T. C. C. & Smits, C. 2016 In : International Journal of Audiology. 55, 7, p. 405-411 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hearing Tests
Noise
Hearing
Ear
South Africa
4 Citations
Audiometry
Bone Conduction
Hearing
Air
Referral and Consultation
1 Citations

Distribution Characteristics of Air-Bone Gaps: Evidence of Bias in Manual Audiometry

Margolis, R. H., Wilson, R. H., Popelka, G. R., Eikelboom, R., Swanepoel, D. W. & Saly, G. L. 2016 In : Ear and hearing. 37, 2, p. 177-188

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Audiometry
Air
Bone and Bones
Bone Conduction
Databases

Early detection of communication delays with the PEDS tools in at-risk South African infants

van der Linde, J., Swanepoel, D. W., Hanekom, L., Lemmer, T., Schoeman, K., Glascoe, F. P. & Vinck, B. 2016 In : African Journal of Disability. 5, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Parents
Communication
Language
Primary Health Care
Language Development Disorders
4 Citations
Hearing Loss
Ear
Cerumen
Acoustic Impedance Tests
Audiometry

International survey of audiologists’ attitudes toward telehealth

Eikelboom, R. & Swanepoel, D. W. 2016 In : American Journal of Audiology. 25, 3S, p. 295-298

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telemedicine
Technology
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Audiologists
Surveys and Questionnaires
3 Citations
Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potentials
Hearing
Obstetrics
Newborn Infant
Midwifery
4 Citations

Otitis Media Diagnosis for Developing Countries Using Tympanic Membrane Image-Analysis

Myburgh, H. C., van Zijl, W. H., Swanepoel, D. W. W., Hellström, S. & Laurent, C. 2016 In : EBioMedicine. 5, p. 156-160 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Tympanic Membrane
Otitis Media
Developing countries
Otoscopes
Image analysis
5 Citations

Overview of a public health approach to pediatric hearing impairment in the Pacific Islands

Kaspar, A., Kei, J., Driscoll, C., Swanepoel, D. W. & Goulios, H. 2016 In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 86, p. 43-52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pacific Islands
Hearing Loss
Public Health
Pediatrics
Audiology
2 Citations

Predictors of pediatric cochlear implantation outcomes in South Africa

Le Roux, T., Vinck, B., Butler, I., Cass, N., Louw, L., Nauta, L., Schlesinger, D., Soer, M., Tshifularo, M. & Swanepoel, D. W. 2016 In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 84, p. 61-70

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cochlear Implantation
Cochlear Implants
South Africa
Pediatrics
Education

Prevalence and nature of communication delays in a South African primary healthcare context

Van Der Linde, J., Swanepoel, D. W., Sommerville, J., Glascoe, F., Vinck, B. & Louw, E. M. 2016 In : SAJCH South African Journal of Child Health. 10, 1, p. 87-97

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Primary Health Care
Communication
South Africa
Language Development Disorders
Mothers
Open Access

Remote Diagnostic Hearing Assessment

Eikelboom, R. & Swanepoel, D. W. 2016 Telepractice in Audiology. Rushbrook, E. & Houston, T. (eds.). San Diego, California, USA: Plural Press, p. 123-140

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

5 Citations

Self-reported hearing loss and manual audiometry: a rural versus urban comparison

Brennan-Jones, C., Taljaard, D., Brennan-Jones, S., Bennett, R. J., Swanepoel, D. W. & Eikelboom, R. 2016 In : AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF RURAL HEALTH. 24, 2, p. 130-135

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations

Smartphone hearing screening in mHealth assisted community-based primary care

Yousuf Hussein, S., Wet Swanepoel, D., Biagio de Jager, L., Myburgh, H. C., Eikelboom, R. H. & Hugo, J. 1 Oct 2016 In : Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 22, 7, p. 405-412 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telemedicine
Hearing
Primary Health Care
Hearing Loss
Noise
8 Citations

Smartphone threshold audiometry in underserved primary health-care contexts

Sandström, J., Swanepoel, D. W., Carel Myburgh, H. & Laurent, C. 2016 In : International Journal of Audiology. 55, 4, p. 232-238

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

audiometry
Audiometry
Primary Health Care
health care
Hearing

Tele-audiology

Eikelboom, R. H. & Swanepoel, D. W. 2016 The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook: Volume 1: Telemedicine and Electronic Medicine. E. H. E. A. J. G. W. (ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, p. 539-560 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015
3 Citations

Accuracy of remote hearing assessment in a rural community

Visagie, A., Swanepoel, D. W. & Eikelboom, R. 2015 In : Telemedicine and e-Health. 21, 11, p. 930-937

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telemedicine
Rural Population
Hearing
Air
Audiology
5 Citations

Developmental screening in South Africa: Comparing the national developmental checklist to a standardized tool

Van Der Linde, J. A. N., Swanepoel, D. W., Glascoe, F. P. A., Louw, E. M. & Vinck, B. M. 2015 In : African Health Sciences. 15, 1, p. 188-196

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pamphlets
South Africa
Checklist
Health
Developmental Disabilities
5 Citations

Distribution characteristics of normal pure-tone thresholds

Margolis, R. H., Wilson, R. H., Popelka, G. R., Eikelboom, R., Swanepoel, D. W. & Saly, G. L. 2015 In : International Journal of Audiology. 54, 11, p. 796-805

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

audiometry
Audiometry
Normal Distribution
frequency distribution
trend

Future Directions for Telepractice in Audiology

Swanepoel, D. W. & Eikelboom, R. H. 2015 Telepractice in Audiology. E. R. T. H. (ed.). San Diego, California, USA: Plural Press, p. 247-262 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations
Developing Countries
Hearing
12 Citations
Open Access
File
Otitis Media
Cohort Studies
Pregnancy
Hypersensitivity
Milk
7 Citations

Profound childhood hearing loss in a South Africa cohort: Risk profile, diagnosis and age of intervention

Le Roux, T. L. B., Swanepoel, D. W., Louw, A., Vinck, B. M. & Tshifularo, M. I. 2015 In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 79, 1, p. 8-14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Africa
Hearing Loss
Cochlear Implants
Pediatrics
Cochlear Implantation
4 Citations

Pure-tone audiometry outside a sound booth using earphone attentuation, integrated noise monitoring, and automation

Swanepoel, D. W., Matthysen, C., Eikelboom, R., Clark, J. L. & Hall, J. W. 2015 In : International Journal of Audiology. 54, 11, p. 777-785

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

audiometry
Pure-Tone Audiometry
Automation
automation
Noise
1 Citations

Risks associated with communication delays in infants from underserved South African communities

Van Der Linde, J., Swanepoel, D. W., Glascoe, F. P., Louw, E. M., Hugo, J. F. M. & Vinck, B. 2015 In : African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine. 7, 1, p. 1-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Communication
South Africa
Primary Health Care
Language
Social Environment
2014
1 Citations

An auditory profile of sclerosteosis

Potgieter, J. M., Swanepoel, D. W., Heinze, B., Hofmeyer, L. M., Burger, A. A. S. & Hamersma, H. 2014 In : The Journal of Laryngology & Otology. 128, p. 336–344

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parents
Hearing Aids
Decision Making
Rehabilitation
Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Does the human immunodeficiency virus influence the vestibulocollic reflex pathways? A comparative study

Heinze, B. M., Vinck, B. M. & Swanepoel, D. W. 2014 In : Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 128, 9, p. 772-779

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reflex
HIV
Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials
Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex
Disease Progression