A single loud blast or explosion that lasts for less than 1 second can cause permanent hearing loss right away. This noise, called impulse noise or impact noise, can come from sources such as fireworks or gunfire.
Kathleen Campbell Updates ADA Attendees on Otoprotective Agents That Are Currently in or Approaching Clinical Trials
In the General Session of the 2014 Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) Convention held November 6-9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Kathleen Campbell, PhD, of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, gave an interesting and lively talk on ototoxicity and the role of pharmaceutical agents in hearing loss management and prevention.Read More
Free hearing conservation seminars to help prevent noise-induced hearing loss in the workplace are scheduled in Alabama, Washington, Oregon, and Ontario throughout June around the US and CanadaRead More