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Field studies: industrial exposures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1880285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The databases and models for the prediction of noise-induced permanent threshold shift (NIPTS) from industrial noise exposures are reviewed. Models available in 1973, compared with later models and data, are shown still to be reasonable. The effect of hearing conservation procedures on the acquisition of new data is discussed. Because of the impact of hearing conservation, new research focus is recommended in three areas: sex differences, newly hired individuals exposed for the first time in occupational noise, and the contribution of nonoccupational noise through the use of questionnaires and dosimetry.
D L Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0001-4966     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Acoust. Soc. Am.     Publication Date:  1991 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-01     Completed Date:  1991-10-01     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503051     Medline TA:  J Acoust Soc Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  170-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Biophysics Operations, EG&G Special Projects, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87119.
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MeSH Terms
Auditory Fatigue / physiology*
Hair Cells, Auditory / physiopathology*
Hearing Loss, Noise-Induced / physiopathology*,  prevention & control
Loudness Perception / physiology
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (U.S.)
Noise, Occupational / adverse effects*
Pitch Perception / physiology
Risk Factors
Sound Spectrography
United States

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