Cigarette smoking as a risk factor for auditory problems.


UNLABELLED Smoking is a public health concern and we are still unsure of its relation with auditory problems. AIM To study the effects of cigarette smoking in auditory thresholds, in otoacoustic emissions and in their inhibition by the efferent olivocochlear medial system. MATERIALS AND METHODS 144 adults from both genders, between 20 and 31 years of… (More)


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