Fit for the frontline? A focus group exploration of auditory tasks carried out by infantry and combat support personnel

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Bevis, Zoe L.; Semeraro, Hannah; van Besouw, R.M.; Rowan, D.; Lineton, B.; Allsopp, Adrian J.;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: issn: 1463-1741, eissn: 1998-4030
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/1463-1741.132101
  • Subject: Industrial medicine. Industrial hygiene | RF1-547 | Auditory fitness | military | hearing loss | communication | noise exposure | Otorhinolaryngology | RC963-969

In order to preserve their operational effectiveness and ultimately their survival, military personnel must be able to detect important acoustic signals and maintain situational awareness. The possession of sufficient hearing ability to perform job-specific auditory tas... View more
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