volume 78, issue 4, P91-97 2012
DOI: 10.1590/s1808-86942012000400017
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Abstract: Exposure to loud music is increasing among young people, and so could be the number of hearing impairment cases in this population. Otoacoustic emission tests are sensitive in capturing the effects of exposure to noise, and allow the detection of early cochlear disorders.Objective: This study aims to look into the prevalence rates of injuries to outer hair cells in a population of students through otoacoustic emission testing. Materials and Method:One-hundred and thirty-four subjects were submitted to transie…

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