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To the Editor: Is there any evidence to indicate that noise (a single blast, in this case a Drive-it Gun at short range—noise equivalent to a 32 caliber pistol) can initiate changes that would result in a progressive loss of hearing over a period of 12 years?
JORDAN AC. NOISE AND PROGRESSIVE HEARING LOSS. Arch Otolaryngol. 1965;82(1):87. doi:10.1001/archotol.1965.00760010089024
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