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Title Hearing loss in musicians : prevention & management / Marshall Chasin, [editor]
Published San Diego : Plural Pub., [2008]


Description 1 online resource (xii, 172 pages) : illustrations
Contents Hearing loss prevention for musicians and introduction to the problem / Marshall Chasin -- Overview of anatomy and physiology of the peripheral auditory system / Richard J. Salvi, Edward Lobarinas, and Wei Sun -- The medical aspects of otlogic damage from noise in muscians / Kenneth Einhorn -- Tinnitus, hyperacusis, and music / Richard S. Tyler [and others] -- Do headphones cause hearing loss? Risk of music-induced hearing loss for the music consumer / Brian J. Fligor -- Uniform hearing protection for musicians / Patricia A. Niquette -- Personal in-the-ear monitoring : the audiologist's role / Michael Santucci -- Room and stage acoustics for optimal listening and playing / William J. Gastmeier -- Inexpensive environmental modifications / Marshall Chasin -- Hearing aids and music / Marshall Chasin -- Cochlear implants and music / Hugh J. McDermott -- Music for the audiologist / Marshall Chasin and Doran Hayes -- Human performance approach to prevention : occupational Darwinism / John Chong -- Towards a functional hearing test for muscians : the probe tone method / Frank A. Russo
Summary The editor and contributors are all experts in their relative fields and work daily with professionals in the performing arts who are endangered by exposure to high-volume sound. Here they clearly present some of the anatomy and physiology of the hearing mechanism; medical problems associated with exposure to long-term, high volume sounds in the musical environment; and, in the bulk of the book, hearing protection and practical advice on preventive measures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Deafness, Noise induced -- Prevention
Musicians -- Wounds and injuries -- Prevention
Hearing Loss, Noise-Induced -- physiopathology
Hearing Loss, Noise-Induced -- prevention & control
Noise, Occupational -- prevention & control
Occupational Diseases -- prevention & control
music (discipline)
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Deafness, Noise induced -- Prevention
Form Electronic book
Author Chasin, Marshall
LC no. 2008024468
ISBN 9781597567480