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Document ID (ISN)55246
CIS number 91-286
ISSN - Serial title 0098-7484 - Journal of the American Medical Association
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
National Institutes of Health
Title Consensus Conference - Noise and hearing loss
Bibliographic information 20 June 1990, Vol.263, No.23, p.3185-3190.
Abstract Report on the discussions of the Consensus Development Conference on Noise and Hearing Loss (held 22-24 Jan. 1990). Discussed were: definition of and studies on noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), most of which is due to occupational noise exposure; anatomic and physiologic correlates of NIHL; assessment of NIHL; sound levels that can damage hearing; factors influencing susceptibility to NIHL (anatomical differences, age, sex, exposure to ototoxic drugs); prevention strategies (individual protection, protection at and outside the workplace); directions for future research; conclusions and recommendations.
Descriptors (primary) USA; hearing loss; noise
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; hearing damage risk criteria; conference; ototoxic effects; individual susceptibility
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage