Plural Publishing, San Diego, has released a new book from Marshall Chasin, AuD, titled Hearing Loss in Musicians, Prevention and Management.
The editor and contributors are experts in their relative fields and work daily with performing arts professionals who are endangered by exposure to high-volume sound.
The 186-page softcover tome presents some of the anatomy and physiology of the hearing mechanism; medical problems associated with exposure to long-term, high-volume sounds in the musical environment; and hearing protection and practical advice on preventive measures.
Mead Killion has penned the foreward. Contributors include Richard S. Tyler, PhD, Anne K. Gehringer, Hugh McDermott, PhD, Doran Hayes, B Mus, MSc, and Frank Russo, PhD.