Accession Number:

ADA056415

Title:

High-Frequency Hearing Loss Incurred by Exposure to Low-Frequency Noise,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT RUCKER ALA

Report Date:

1978-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The following conclusions are made 1 low-frequency noise produces permanent high-frequency hearing loss in chinchillas 2 the human ear shows a similar pattern of temporary threshold shift 3 the current damage-risk criteria may be inadequate and may require revision to deal with high-intensity, low-frequency noise.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE