Acoustic admittance of the ear in the geriatric person

I. Blood, H. J. Greenberg

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The effects of age on acoustic admittance in a geriatric population were investigated in persons ranging in age from 50 to beyond 70 years. The results demonstrated a significant decrease in admittance for the 70-year-old group, with the change being primarily attributable to a decrease in susceptance. Women consistently demonstrated lower admittance than men. The data obtained suggest that different norms for static admittance be applied to persons above 70 years of age.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-187
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Auditory Society
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1977

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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