Noise induced hearing loss in dance music disc jockeys and an examination of sound levels in nightclubs

@article{Bray2004NoiseIH,
  title={Noise induced hearing loss in dance music disc jockeys and an examination of sound levels in nightclubs},
  author={Adams Bray and Marcin Szymański and Robert Mills},
  journal={The Journal of Laryngology \& Otology},
  year={2004},
  volume={118},
  pages={123 - 128}
}
Noise exposure, hearing loss and associated otological symptoms have been studied in a group of 23 disc jockeys using a questionnaire and pure tone audiometry. The level of noise exposure in the venues where they work has also been studied using Ametek Mk-3 audio dosimeters. Three members of the study group showed clear evidence of noise-induced hearing losson audiometry, 70 per cent reported temporary threshold shift after sessions and 74 per cent reported tinnitus. Sound levels of up to 108… Expand
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