Air Bags and Hearing Revisited

A few years ago at Hearing International we did a post regarding air bags and their effect on hearing.  That report was primarily about how these miracle devices work and save lives with a comment about the impulse noise issues surrounding the their deployment.  Among people in accidents with airbags deploying, Price (2007) suggests that…

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The Effect of Automobile Air Bag Deployment on Hearing

Automobiles are manufactured and driven all over the world. This week at Hearing International we will explore the impact of automobile air bags deployment on hearing.  Various types of vehicles are available from the family sedan, station wagon, light pick ups, sport utility vehicles and many other styles.  These vehicles may be powered by gas, diesel, natural gas,…

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