Browsing: NIHL

Current insights in noise-induced hearing loss: A literature review of the underlying mechanism, pathophysiology, asymmetry, and management options

This comprehensive review by four University of British Columbia in the Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery provides a nice update on the pathophysiology, investigations, prevalence of asymmetry, associated symptoms, and current strategies on

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Uh Oh! Here Comes Noise-Induced Cochlear Synaptopathy …And It Just May Up-End Everything We Know About Hearing Conservation

For several decades damage from noise-induced hearing loss has been monitored using threshold sensitivity measurements recorded on the conventional pure tone audiogram; and more recently, measuring damage to the delicate outer hair cells in the cochlea

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