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Volume 2

American Academy of Otolaryngology Encourages Audiological Evaluation and Management of Tinnitus Patients

In this issue’s Science Matters, Richard Tyler and Aniruddha Deshpande from The University of Iowa give us the lowdown on the recently published Clinical Practice Guideline: Tinnitus put out by the American Academy of Otolaryngology.

Acoustic Shock

For some people exposed to loud noises symptoms can develop including hypervigilance, anxiety, depression, insomnia and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This symptom cluster following unexpected noise exposure through telecommunications equipment became known as acoustic shock injury, acoustic shock disorder, acoustic shock syndrome or simply acoustic shock.