Effects of Acoustic Impulses on the Middle Ear
Technical Report,22 Sep 2015,21 Sep 2016
The Geneva Foundation Tacoma United States
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The objective of this project is to fully document the effects of acoustic impulses on the middle ear and on middle-ear muscle contractions MEMC. This project will provide critical information on the middle ear musculature states during warned and unwarned exposures to acoustic impulses. This information necessary in the development of new or revising existing damage risk criteria and health hazard assessment methods for exposure to high-level acoustic impulses such as experienced by users of military and civilian law enforcement weapon systems, civilian recreational hunting and shooting, and industrial high-level impulsive noises impacts and impulses.
- Anatomy and Physiology