Integration of a speech intelligibility test in noise in a new concept for the medical assessment of an occupational noise-induced hearing loss

Helga Sukowski, Cornelia Thiele, Kirsten C. Wagener, Thomas Brand, Anke Lesinski-Schiedat & Birger Kollmeier
In Germany, the quantitative assessment of an occupational noise-induced hearing loss is mainly based on the Freiburg speech test [ref:1] in silence (Königsteiner Merkblatt [ref:2]). This approach has often been criticised, because it does not appropriately cover the problems[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]