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August 1958

Noise and Your Ear.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1958;68(2):267. doi:10.1001/archotol.1958.00730020275019

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The author of this excellent monograph is a pioneer in the field of occupational deafness and has crystallized his experience so that it is now available to everyone. Although the book has only 145 pages it covers practically every aspect of the effects of noise upon hearing. It serves as an unusually fine reference book for all people interested in this work and provides sources for further reading. The 14 chapters are divided into sections, each of which is complete unto itself, covering its designated topic. This allows the reader to acquire a good perspective of whatever aspect he may desire.

Many excellent features are in evidence. Dr. Glorig answers many of the important questions which always arise in discussing occupational deafness. He does so with preciseness and authority and yet with evident appreciation that much information is still necessary to give complete answers.

Much of the material in the

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