Effects of Noise and Other Exposures on Auditory Functioning in Post-9/11 Veterans: NOISE Study 3.0
James A. Henry
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April 2021 -
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Little is known regarding the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, and comorbidities of hearing loss and tinnitus in the military population. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is consequently unable to predict the risk of auditory disorders in Service members exposed to noise. Compounding this problem, many other military and non-military exposures can cause auditory injury, including solvents, blasts and other sources of traumatic brain injury (TBI), and certain other injuries and med...