Fit for the frontline? Identification of mission-critical auditory tasks (MCATs) carried out by infantry and combat-support personnel

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Hannah D Semeraro; Zoë L Bevis; Daniel Rowan; Rachel M van Besouw; Adrian J Allsopp;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Noise & Health,volume 17,issue 75,pages98-107 (issn: 1463-1741, eissn: 1998-4030)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/1463-1741.153401, pmc: PMC4918661
  • Subject: Original Article | Industrial medicine. Industrial hygiene | RF1-547 | military | hearing loss | communication | Auditory fitness for duty | Otorhinolaryngology | RC963-969 | mission critical auditory tasks

The ability to listen to commands in noisy environments and understand acoustic signals, while maintaining situational awareness, is an important skill for military personnel and can be critical for mission success. Seventeen auditory tasks carried out by British infant... View more
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