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dc.contributor.authorCelli, Ariani-
dc.contributor.authorRibas, Angela-
dc.contributor.authorZannin, Paulo Henrique Trombetta-
dc.date.accessioned2008-08-05T11:20:41Z-
dc.date.available2008-08-05T11:20:41Z-
dc.date.issued2008-08-
dc.identifier.issn0022-4456-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1806-
dc.description605-608en_US
dc.description.abstractPresent study measures effects of impulsive noise level and assesses audiologically occurrence of noise-induced hearing loss or temporary threshold shift (TTS) during gunshot practice by military men. No significant variation in hearing threshold in any frequency before and after gunshot practice was observed, thus no TTS was detected. Alterations in hearing thresholds at 6 kHz and 8 kHz were observed in individuals who already presented cochlear hearing loss. Individuals reported following effects: tinnitus, 21; dizziness, 13; discomfort under loud sounds, 26; and difficulties in speech comprehension, 26%.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherCSIRen_US
dc.sourceJSIR Vol.67(8) [August 2008]en_US
dc.subjectAcoustic measurementsen_US
dc.subjectGunshoten_US
dc.subjectImpulsive noiseen_US
dc.subjectNoise-induced hearing lossen_US
dc.subjectTemporary threshold shiften_US
dc.titleEffect of impulsive noise on military personnel – A case studyen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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