Sensorineural high-frequency hearing loss
after drill-generated acoustic trauma in tympanoplasty.
2]; blood cadmium levels were higher in adolescents with high-frequency hearing loss
and lower household income and in adolescent smokers.
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders estimates that 15% of Americans (26m people) between the ages of 20 and 69 have high-frequency hearing loss
due to exposure to noise at work or during leisure activities.
The workers' adjusted high-frequency hearing loss
(HFHL), and prevalence was defined as one or more hearing levels at 3, 4, or 6 kHz in either ear equal to or higher than 25 dB.
The iPhone uHear application is therefore an appropriate tool to screen for disabling hearing loss, and to detect high-frequency hearing loss
in the abovementioned high-risk groups in poorly resourced communities that have limited access to healthcare.
Pure tone thresholds fell within the range shown in Figure 1, which describes a severe-to-profound high-frequency hearing loss
for the higher frequencies.
High-frequency hearing loss
affects millions of people as they age and can also be caused by disease, injury, exposure to excessive noise, or medication with adverse side effects.
Doctors termed it a high-frequency hearing loss
in both ears that troubles him in crowds.
Doctors said it was a high-frequency hearing loss
in both ears, troubling him in crowded rooms.
It is usually one of the first signs of high-frequency hearing loss
All had normal hearing as verified audiometrically (American National Standards Institute, 1969) and were screened to ensure that they had no abnormal high-frequency hearing loss
In contrast, humans at age 75 may have lost as many as 50 percent of the sensory cells in their ears (the outer hair cells) and have a high-frequency hearing loss