NOISESCAN- AN EXPERT SYSTEM FOR INDIVIDUAL HEARING PRESERVATION
©Jukka Starck, Esko Toppila
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
The development of the data base and the expert program, NoiseScan, begun approximately 10 years ago. The system is designed to utilize our earlier, as well on-going study results on risk factors that are known to increase individual susceptibility to the development of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL).