Academy publication category

Date: 04 Jun 2013
Author: Sylvie ERVE

Prevention of the auditory effects of noise. The hearing pain threshold (120 decibels) is higher than the danger limit (85 decibels); consequently, it is of vital importance that a preventive behavior be put in place as soon as one finds oneself exposed to a level of more than 85 decibels. For information, as long as the noise level allows for a normal conversation, this level is below 85 decibels. When one has to yell to communicate, the existing noise exposure may pose a risk to hearing.

Date: 04 Jun 2013
Author: Mutualité Française Anjou Mayenne - Agirc et Arrco

This guide is specifically aimed at managers of housing projects for elderly dependents (French acronym EHPAD),medico-social and health care institutions. It gives numerous examples, thus providing advice and recommendations on the accessibility of those institutions for sensory impaired individuals.

Date: 04 Oct 2012
Author: Jean-Serge MICHEL

The author starts by setting the scene and the historical background of his work. Jean-Serge MICHEL unveils the origin and evolution of his deafblindness, the main difficulties and specificities which he experienced as a child and as an adult, in his professionnal and social environment.

Date: 01 Aug 2012

Presbycusis: what is it?

Date: 01 Aug 2012

What is tinnitus?

Date: 30 Jul 2012
Author: G.M. Sprinzl; H. Riechelmann

Current trends in treating hearing loss in elderly people: a review of the technology and treatment options, a mini-review

Date: 19 Jun 2012
Author: Ciorba, Bianchini, Pelucchi et al.

Hearing loss is the most common sensory deficit in the elderly, and it is becoming a severe social and health problem