Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Scientific Advances

ISBN: 978-1-4419-9522-3 (Print) 978-1-4419-9523-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-10

    Perspectives on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

  3. Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Scope of the Problem

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

    2. Chapter

      Pages 13-25

      The Public Health Significance of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

    3. Chapter

      Pages 27-38

      Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Tinnitus: Challenges for the Military

  4. Relationship Between Noise Exposure and Resulting Anatomical, Physiological, and Perceptual Changes in Hearing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 39-39

    2. Chapter

      Pages 41-55

      The Use of Kurtosis Measurement in the Assessment of Potential Noise Trauma

    3. Chapter

      Pages 57-86

      Noise-Induced Structural Damage to the Cochlea

    4. Chapter

      Pages 87-135

      Neural Coding of Sound with Cochlear Damage

    5. Chapter

      Pages 137-150

      Suprathreshold Auditory Processing in Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

    6. Chapter

      Pages 151-175

      The Neurobiology of Noise-Induced Tinnitus

  5. Susceptibility and Factors Contributing to NIHL

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

    2. Chapter

      Pages 179-203

      Genes That Influence Susceptibility to Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

    3. Chapter

      Pages 205-221

      Effects of Early Noise Exposure on Subsequent Age-Related Changes in Hearing

    4. Chapter

      Pages 223-254

      Effects of Exposure to Chemicals on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

  6. Protection and Repair

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 255-255

    2. Chapter

      Pages 257-283

      Hearing Protection Devices: Regulation, Current Trends, and Emerging Technologies

    3. Chapter

      Pages 285-338

      Prevention of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Potential Therapeutic Agents

    4. Chapter

      Pages 339-367

      Frontiers in the Treatment of Hearing Loss

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 369-376