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Musicians and the prevention of hearing loss

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Published by Singular Pub. Group in San Diego .
Written in English


  • Deafness, Noise induced -- Prevention,
  • Musicians -- Wounds and injuries -- Prevention

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-180) and index.

StatementMarshall Chasin.
LC ClassificationsRF293.5 .C46 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 184 p. :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL964848M
ISBN 101565936264
LC Control Number96001122

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An excellent source of information covering a wide range of topics from prevention through management of music-induced hearing loss and its symptoms. Chasin's many years of working with musicians gives him special insight into their specific needs." --Maris S. Appelbaum, Ear & HearingCited by: 1. Musicians and the Prevention of Hearing Loss 1 Marshall Chasin, AuD 1 Musicians Clinics of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Correspondence should be addressed to @ ABSTRACT Music exposure can pose a problem, especially with the advent of portable by:   Editor's Note: Dr. Chasin has provided an excellent overview of how musicians might effectively prevent music-induced hearing loss. I would encourage you to download and read the three PDF addendums provided at the end of this article for more in-depth information of several topics discussed in this article. - Paul Dybala, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief4/5().   He is the author of over articles and 8 books including Musicians and the Prevention of Hearing Loss. He writes a monthly column in Hearing Review called Back to Basics. Dr. Chasin has been the recipient of many awards over the years including the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Award and the Canada Medal.

Musicians and the prevention of hearing loss: Chasin, Marshall: Books - or: Marshall Chasin. Something else we like: Hear the music – hearing loss prevention for musicians is a free downloadable book that represents more than 20 years of clinical work with musicians in Canada. There’s heaps of information for all different types of musicians – highly recommended! Academy: I remember your first book, Musicians and the Prevention of Hearing Loss, published in and I know you are the editor of the brand new chapter book, Hearing Loss in Musicians. So I was curious, from your perspective, what has changed over the ensuing 13 years? Chasin: Well, many things have changed. One thing that strikes me is the knowledge of hearing loss among musicians . Musicians' Hearing Loss and Prevention. Musicians, from classical orchestras to rock groups, are exposed to high decibel ranges. Hearing is important to the livelihood of a musician. Musical performance can create sounds loud enough to cause permanent hearing loss in seconds.

Hearing protection for musicians. Both custom and non-custom products are available for musicians to help prevent hearing loss. Wearing the right ear protection not only helps combat hearing loss, but can also help to prevent tinnitus. Musician earplugs: These earplugs are made for musicians playing a variety of different types of instruments. They’re . Musicians and the prevention of hearing loss. San Diego: Singular Pub. Group, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marshall Chasin.   “The ear is an amazing organ that causes one to suspect that evolution had music and musicians in mind,” writes Dr. Marshall Chasin in his book Hear the Music: Hearing Loss Prevention for Musicians. The two most common causes of inner ear hearing loss are noise/music exposure and hearing loss associated with aging.   Marshall Chasin, AuD, MSc, Aud(C), is the director of auditory research at the Musicians’ Clinics of Canada, Toronto. His latest book on the subject, Hearing Loss in Musicians: Prevention and Management, will be available from Plural Publishing in March.