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Occupational Hearing Loss

3rd Edition

Edited by Robert Thayer Sataloff, Joseph Sataloff

CRC Press

1,008 pages

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Hardback: 9780824753832
pub: 2006-04-24
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Written in clear and accessible language, Occupational Hearing Loss provides a complete overview of the hazards of occupational noise exposure, causes of hearing loss, testing of hearing, criteria to distinguish occupational hearing loss, and more. Extensively re-written and updated, the book emphasizes medical and societal factors in its coverage

Table of Contents

Occupational Hearing Loss: An Overview. The Physics of Sound. The Nature of Hearing Loss. The Otologic History and Physical Examination. Classification and Measurement of Hearing Loss. The Audiogram. Special Hearing Tests. Auditory-Evoked Phenomena: Theory and Clinical Applications. Conductive Hearing Loss. Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Diagnostic Criteria. Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss. Mixed, Central, and Functional Hearing Loss. Systemic Causes of Hearing Loss. A Brief History of Occupational Hearing Loss: A Personal Perspective. Diagnosing Occupational Hearing Loss. Hearing Loss: Handicap and Rehabilitation. Hearing Protection Devices. Tinnitus. Dizziness. Facial Paralysis. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Temporal Bone. Sarcomas of the Temporal Bone. Hearing in Dogs. Tables Summarizing Differential Diagnosis. Noise Measurement. Noise Control. Noise Criteria Regarding Risk and Prevention of Hearing Injury in Industry. Hearing Loss and Other Otolaryngologic Complications of Scuba Diving. Hearing Conservation Underwater. Hearing Loss in Musicians. Hearing Conservation in Industry. Establishing a Hearing Conservation Program. Occupational Hearing Loss: Legislation and Compensation. OSHA Noise Regulation. Formulae Differences in State and Federal Hearing Loss Compensation. Occupational Hearing Loss in the Railroad Industry. The United States: The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. Occupational Hearing Loss in Canada. Occupational Hearing Loss in the United Kingdom. Tape Simulation of Hearing Loss. A Plaintiffs' Attorney's Perspective on Occupational Hearing Loss. Workers' Compensation: Presenting Medical Evidence in Hearing Loss Cases. Appendices. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Audiology & Speech Pathology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety