Article  |   December 2012
For Those About to Rock
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Jennifer Tufts
    Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • Disclosure: Jennifer Tufts serves as Board Member of the National Hearing Conservation Association (2012–2014).
    Disclosure: Jennifer Tufts serves as Board Member of the National Hearing Conservation Association (2012–2014).×
Hearing & Speech Perception / Acoustics / Hearing Disorders
Article   |   December 2012
For Those About to Rock
SIG 8 Perspectives on Public Health Issues Related to Hearing and Balance December 2012, Vol.13, 29-35. doi:10.1044/hcoa13.1.29
SIG 8 Perspectives on Public Health Issues Related to Hearing and Balance December 2012, Vol.13, 29-35. doi:10.1044/hcoa13.1.29

Loud music and noisy hobbies are part of our cultural landscape. These activities can be enjoyed with minimal risk to hearing if a few commonsense guidelines are followed. Educating clients about risks and protective strategies will empower them to make informed decisions about their hearing health that best reflect their values and priorities. In this article, the author covers essential information to avoiding noise-induced hearing loss, writing in easily accessible language to better help clinicians convey this information to their clients.

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