More on Eardrum Rupture

My last blog related to the pressures at which an eardrum was susceptible to rupture and then also to be relatively assured that eardrum rupture would occur.  But, what was missing? In response to this I received an e-mail from one of my good engineering friends, Steve Armstrong, who asked me why I had not…

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Eardrum Rupture – At What Pressure?

Ruptured eardrums are not uncommon, but when they occur, they are traumatic to the person involved.  However, there seems to be little knowledge among professionals working with the hearing impaired as to the actual pressure levels required to rupture the eardrum (tympanic membrane) even though they know that this can happen. There are many causes…

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