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Do induction loops pose a hazard to health?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1586849     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The RNID actively promotes the use of induction loops as a means of improving communication using hearing aids, particularly in public places. The magnetic flux density, 100-500 nT, needed for effective performance is comparable with fields to which people are exposed every day in the home, and much less than those which can be encountered in the work environment. In the light of current scientific knowledge, the risks to health would appear to be minimal.
V G Rivlin; A B King; B C Grover
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of audiology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0300-5364     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Audiol     Publication Date:  1992 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-22     Completed Date:  1992-06-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0357321     Medline TA:  Br J Audiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Royal National Institute for the Deaf, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Electromagnetic Fields / adverse effects*
Hearing Aids*

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