Robert A Dobie
Affiliation: University of California
- Methodological issues when comparing hearing thresholds of a group with population standards: the case of the ferry engineersRobert A Dobie
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Ear Hear 27:526-37. 2006....
- Depression and tinnitusRobert A Dobie
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Davis, 2315 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 36:383-8. 2003..Treatment with tricyclic antidepressant drugs helps these patients, especially those who complain of insomnia. Other types of drugs and psychotherapy may also be helpful...
- Hearing loss in patients with vestibulotoxic reactions to gentamicin therapyRobert A Dobie
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, USA
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:253-7. 2006....
- The burdens of age-related and occupational noise-induced hearing loss in the United StatesRobert A Dobie
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
Ear Hear 29:565-77. 2008..Aging and noise are generally considered the most common causes of adult hearing loss in developed countries. This study estimates the contributions of aging and occupational noise in the United States...
- Noise-induced permanent threshold shifts in the occupational noise and hearing survey: an explanation for elevated risk estimatesRobert A Dobie
University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
Ear Hear 28:580-91. 2007....
- The AMA method of estimation of hearing disability: a validation studyRobert A Dobie
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
Ear Hear 32:732-40. 2011..To test the assumptions of the 1979 American Medical Association (AMA) method for estimation of hearing disability...
- Estimating noise-induced permanent threshold shift from audiometric shape: the ISO-1999 modelRobert A Dobie
University of California-Davis Medical Center and Dobie Associates, Sacramento, California, USA
Ear Hear 26:630-5. 2005..CONCLUSIONS: Estimates of N5123, based on BD, can be helpful in medical-legal diagnosis and allocation of hearing loss...
- Estimating the effect of occupational noise exposure on hearing thresholds: the importance of adjusting for confounding variablesYuri Agrawal
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Ear Hear 31:234-7. 2010..To evaluate whether valid estimation of the effect of occupational noise exposure on hearing thresholds requires adjustment for factors other than age, sex, and race, which also influence hearing function...
- Audiometric threshold shift definitions: simulations and suggestionsRobert A Dobie
Department of Otolaryngology, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95817, USA
Ear Hear 26:62-77. 2005..Additional research using the techniques described in this report with either new or old audiometric databases could help determine whether any STS definition is significantly better than the current OSHA definition...
- A new standardized format for reporting hearing outcome in clinical trialsRichard K Gurgel
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 147:803-7. 2012..Investigators remain free to publish their hearing data in any format they believe is interesting and informative, as long as they include the minimal data set to facilitate interstudy comparability...
- Audiogram notches in noise-exposed workersPeter M Rabinowitz
Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, 135 College Street, Suite 392, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Ear Hear 27:742-50. 2006..Diagnostic criteria for noise-induced hearing loss include the audiometric notch, yet no standardized definition exists. This study tested whether objective notch metrics could match the clinical judgments of an expert panel...
- Subjective measures of hearing aid benefit in the NIDCD/VA Clinical TrialGeorge B Haskell
VA Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Ear Hear 23:301-7. 2002..Most subjects perceived considerable aided benefit in situations involving background noise and reverberation, situations where hearing aid benefit is often questioned...
- A multi-center, double blind clinical trial comparing benefit from three commonly used hearing aid circuitsVernon D Larson
Howard Leight Industries, San Diego, California 92154, USA
Ear Hear 23:269-76. 2002..The two compression hearing aids appear to provide superior benefits compared to the linear circuit, although the differences between the hearing aids were smaller than the differences between unaided and aided conditions...