ERIC Number: EJ627926
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL).
Seidman, Michael D.
Volta Review, v101 n1 p29-39 Spr 1999
This article provides an overview of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), the leading cause of occupationally induced hearing loss in industrialized countries. It discusses causes of NIHL and compelling evidence that reactive oxygen metabolites and cochlear hypoprefusion are responsible for the destruction of cochlear hair cells. Prevention is also addressed. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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