noise-induced hearing loss

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noise-induced hearing loss

sensory hearing loss due to exposure to intense impulse or continuous sound.
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noise-induced hearing loss

Temporary or permanent hearing loss caused either by a single exposure to very loud sound(s) or by repeated exposure to louder sounds over an extended period. See Hearing loss.
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noise-in·duced hear·ing loss

(noyz-in-dūst' hēr'ing laws)
Sensory hearing loss due to exposure to intense impulse or continuous sound.
Synonym(s): boilermaker's hearing loss, industrial hearing loss, occupational hearing loss.
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Jackson et al., "Efficacy and safety of N-acetylcysteine in prevention of noise induced hearing loss: a randomized clinical trial," Hearing Research, vol.
Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in chronic noise induced hearing loss. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2007; 137: 607-11.
Audiometric findings of such noise induced hearing loss show an initial typical dip/notch at 4000dB, but later on adjacent frequencies are also involved.
There is a dire need to educate these drivers through public health awareness programs to prevent development of noise induced hearing loss and thus avoid frequent accidents.
JSP says continuing its strong commitment to safety innovation, it understands that Noise Induced Hearing Loss is one of the biggest occupational health problems today so to help the industry combat this, the JSP Research and Development team have designed a new range of Sonis Helmet Mounted Ear Defenders which are said to peak at an unbeaten SNR of 36.
New perspectives on noise induced hearing loss. New York: Raven Press, 1982.
Its lead programme re-creates sensory cells in the inner ear to treat chronic noise induced hearing loss, which affects over 30m people in the US alone.
Noise induced hearing loss is defined as hearing impairment caused by exposure to excessive noise at work.
Methods: This prospective epidemiological study was designed to evaluate effects of Noise induced hearing Loss due to road traffic at different places (Gurumander, Tibet Centre, Marry Weather Tower) of Karachi.
Under the terms, Quindell would receive initial cash consideration of GBP 637m (USD 978.24m) and further contingent cash consideration payable in respect of the future settlement of its clients' noise induced hearing loss cases.
Unknowingly, they turn up the volume, putting themselves at risk of noise induced hearing loss (NIHL).
An audiologist is usually able to carry out a test which will distinguish noise induced hearing loss from age related hearing loss.