The Risks of Amplified Music for Disc-Jockeys Working in Nightclubs

@article{Potier2009TheRO,
  title={The Risks of Amplified Music for Disc-Jockeys Working in Nightclubs},
  author={Morgan Potier and Caroline Hoquet and Ruth Lloyd and C{\'e}cile Nicolas-Puel and Alain S. Uziel and Jean-Luc Puel},
  journal={Ear and Hearing},
  year={2009},
  volume={30},
  pages={291-293}
}
Objectives: Here, we evaluate the risks of amplified music for disc-jockeys (DJs) working in nightclubs. Design: Sound level measurements were performed within the DJ mixing booths. A questionnaire was used to obtain exposure to noise and length of time in the profession. Audiograms and tinnitus pitch matching was also performed. Results: The DJs' audiograms showed the expected noise-induced hearing loss at 6 KHz, but also low frequency losses at 125–500 Hz. Three quarters of them have tinnitus… Expand
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