Journal of Communication Disorders, Deaf Studies & Hearing Aids

Journal of Communication Disorders, Deaf Studies & Hearing Aids
Open Access

ISSN: 2375-4427


Vincent A. Adekoya

Department of Ear Nose and Throat, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria

  • Case Report   
    Nicotine-Induced Hearing Loss among Young Saudi Male Students
    Author(s): Wahab O. Owolawi* and Vincent A. Adekoya

    Background: Cigarette smoking and its physiologic effect is well documented in clinical literature. Other audiologic studies have equally established a link between smoking and auditory disorders. Aim and objective: This paper aims to draw a simple audiometric comparison between two groups of young adultssmoking and non-smoking young Saudi male students. Materials and methods: A total of forty (40) healthy male university students of age range 18-24 and mean of 21 voluntarily participated in the study. Audiometric findings of seven smokers age-matched with thirty-three nonsmokers were examined in the study. A researcher designed questionnaire, ‘Audiological Profile of Chronic Cigarette Smokers Questionnaire’ (APCCSQ) was administered on all the volunteer participants after its face and conte.. View More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2375-4427.2021.9.216

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