Chapter 8, Slide F - Hearing Impairment
H. Etiologies of hearing impairment
3. Noise induced hearing loss
- a. More noisy the environment, less exposure time needed to cause a hearing loss.
- b. Temporary threshold shift, noted by ringing in the ears. This indicates damage has occurred in the inner ear.
- c. Ear can recover if given relief from noise.
- d. Wear hearing protection when working, or playing, in a noisy environment.