Audiological Monitoring of Patients Receiving Ototoxic Drugs Over 200 medications commonly prescribed for the treatment of cancers and some infections can cause inner ear damage, or ototoxicity (ASHA, 2004). Ototoxicity can result in auditory and/or vestibular dysfunction, and the effects can be temporary, but are often permanent. Symptoms of ototoxicity include tinnitus, dizziness, and difficulty understanding ... Article
Article  |   September 01, 2005
Audiological Monitoring of Patients Receiving Ototoxic Drugs
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Dawn Konrad-Martin
    Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, VA Medical Center, Portland, OR
    Department of Otolaryngology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
  • Jane S. Gordon
    Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, VA Medical Center, Portland, OR
  • Kelly M. Reavis
    Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, VA Medical Center, Portland, OR
  • Debra J. Wilmington
    Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, VA Medical Center, Portland, OR
  • Wendy J. Helt
    Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, VA Medical Center, Portland, OR
  • Stephen A. Fausti
    Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, VA Medical Center, Portland, OR
    Department of Otolaryngology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
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Article   |   September 01, 2005
Audiological Monitoring of Patients Receiving Ototoxic Drugs
SIG 6 Perspectives on Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics, September 2005, Vol. 9, 17-22. doi:10.1044/hhd9.1.17
SIG 6 Perspectives on Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics, September 2005, Vol. 9, 17-22. doi:10.1044/hhd9.1.17
Acknowledgments
This research was supported by the Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development Service (Grants C3213R and E3239V).
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