temporary threshold shift


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temporary threshold shift

the reversible hearing loss that results from exposure to intense impulse or continuous sound, as opposed to the irreversible permanent threshold shift that may result from such exposure.

tem·po·rar·y thresh·old shift

(tem'pŏ-rar-ē thresh'ōld shift)
The reversible hearing loss that results from exposure to intense impulse or continuous sound, as opposed to the irreversible permanent threshold shift that may result from such exposure.
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According to our research doing sport regularly was not significantly protective for temporary threshold shifts. However, the athletes were not professional, and all the participants were young.
Temporary threshold shift and damage-risk criteria for intermittent noise exposures.
To the best of our knowledge, the temporary threshold shift observed as a result of ossicular manipulation in over-under tympanoplasty has not been previously studied.
Temporary threshold shifts (TTS) are anatomically correlated with decreased stiffness of the stereocilia of outer hair cells.
Noise and hypoxia induced temporary threshold shifts in rats studied by ABR.
The effects of 'supra-physiological' vitamin B12 administration on temporary threshold shift. Int J Audiol.
Additionally, noise exposure during work may contribute to a temporary threshold shift that stimulates users of MP3 players or even car radios to increase the sound volume to potentially hazardous levels.
(1) However, studies have shown that increasing numbers of children and teens are showing signs of tinnitus, temporary threshold shift, and hearing impairment.
Sixth, be aware of the effects of the temporary threshold shift that can occur if the participant has been exposed to any loud sounds for several hours prior to doing the test.
If the hearing recovers, the temporary hearing loss is called a temporary threshold shift. The temporary threshold shift largely disappears within 16 hours after exposure to loud noise.
Prolonged exposure to plane noise can produce a phenomenon called Temporary Threshold Shift, which can lead to hearing loss for minutes or, in some extreme cases, for weeks.

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