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Document ID (ISN)64602
CIS number 95-1110
Year 1991
Convention or series no. NTP 287-1991
Author(s) Gaynés Palou E., Goñi Gonzalez A.
Title Noise-induced hearing loss: Clinical evaluation and diagnosis
Original title Hipoacusia laboral por exposición a ruido: evaluación clínica y diagnóstico [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 1991. 4p. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract Summary of this information note: definition; clinical evaluation; diagnosis of noise-induced hearing loss; factors influencing degree of hearing loss (intensity and frequency of noise, length of exposure, individual susceptibility, age, sex, disorders of the middle ear, nature of noise); evaluation of the percentage loss of hearing (table illustrating the calculation method for single-ear hearing loss, formula for the calculation of hearing loss); medical prevention.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; noise; audiometric tests; audiology; hearing loss
Descriptors (secondary) compensation of occupational diseases; tympanic membrane changes; data sheet; length of exposure; individual susceptibility
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage