High-frequency audiometry and noise-induced hearing loss.

  title={High-frequency audiometry and noise-induced hearing loss.},
  author={D Osterhammel},
  journal={Scandinavian audiology},
  volume={8 2},
A group of noise-exposed male subjects with an audiogram that is characteristic for noise trauma were submitted to high-frequency audiometry (HFA) up to 20 000 HZ. The results were compared with those obtained in a group of normally hearing persons with no history of noise exposure. Conserved high frequency hearing was found. Very strict selection criteria were applied in both groups in order to avoid hereditary diseases and to ensure normal middle ear function. The findings are in good overall… CONTINUE READING


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