New hearing conservation initiatives: small steps with great potential
Updated: Dec 21, 2018
Sara Bloom writes for The Hearing Journal about acoustic noise and how it can impact hearing in children and concertgoers.
"...Musicians and sound technicians are not the only ones who need protection from music exposure, says David Opperman, MD, chief resident in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. Opperman is the principal investigator of a study showing that concertgoers also are at risk for NIHL. For the study, Opperman and his co-authors asked 29 volunteers to attend three concerts-pop, rock, and heavy metal-in the same concert hall..." Read Full Story