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2014-07-01 23:05:21

Regular Registration Deadline to sit for Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) and Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification (CISC®) Examinations is August 5, 2014 Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The American Board of Audiology® (ABA) is now taking applications for its Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) and Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification (CISC®) examinations, which are scheduled for October 5, 2014, at The Children’s...

2014-06-30 23:21:16

Dr. Peter Marincovich, Ph.D. of Audiology Associates has spent his career revolutionizing the way audiology and hearing diagnostics are performed and he is highly versed in the latest treatments for helping patients manage hearing loss associated with brain injury. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Center for Disease Control has estimated that as many as 5.3 million Americans are living with brain injuries at any given time, and a significant head injury occurs about every 21...

2014-06-26 23:13:44

Harmony Hearing Centers of America wants all Orlando residents to have a safe Fourth of July fireworks experience by bringing earplugs or ear muffs for every member of the family. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 It only take a few simple actions to guard against lifelong hearing damage from fireworks. That's the message Harmony Hearing Centers of America wants to get out before families head off to enjoy Fourth of July fireworks displays. We all know that fireworks are loud, but...

2014-06-25 23:14:59

Dr. Laughlin, of Amarillo, TX, demonstrates her commitment to professional excellence in audiology through ABA certification. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that Maegan Laughlin, AuD, of Amarillo, TX, is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence in audiology by Dr. Laughlin. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes those audiologists whose knowledge base...

2014-06-16 23:12:00

Dr. Trautman, of Zephyrhills, Fla., has demonstrated a commitment to professional excellence in audiology. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that Jennifer Trautman, AuD, of Zephyrhills, Fla., is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence in audiology by Dr. Trautman. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes those audiologists whose knowledge base is consistent...

2014-06-09 23:11:08

Dr. Miller, of Torrance, Calif., is commended for taking the extra step of certification to demonstrate his professional excellence in audiology. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that William R. Miller, AuD, of Torrance, Calif., is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence in audiology by Dr. Miller. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes those...

2014-06-03 23:06:05

ENTA announces that they will be renewing their comprehensive participation agreement with Empire Plan, effective July 1st, 2014, for three (3) additional years. This extension covers hundreds of thousands of patients throughout New York and New Jersey. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 At a time when new healthcare coverage laws have left more and more people feeling confused and uneasy about their access to medical care, the patients of ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA)-the...

2014-05-30 23:10:58

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now available for phone-based preliminary hearing tests. For follow-up care on screening scores that fall outside of the normal range, test takers should schedule a complete hearing assessment with a local audiologist. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The National Hearing Test, a functional hearing test given by telephone and developed with National Institute of Health (NIH) funding, is a wonderful start in diagnosing hearing loss unilaterally or...

2014-05-29 23:13:47

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now available for telephone-based preliminary hearing screenings. For follow-up care on scores that fall outside the normal range, test takers should schedule a complete hearing assessment with a local hearing specialist. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The NIH-funded, phone-based National Hearing Test makes it fast and simple for any person to get an initial hearing test to identify functional hearing loss in one or both ears. Even so, it's...

2014-05-29 23:13:44

Initial functional hearing screenings are now offered by phone from the National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org. Participants who receive a score outside of the normal range are urged to schedule a comprehensive hearing test with a local audiologist. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As a first step in diagnosing hearing loss, the National Hearing Test is an excellent choice. Developed with funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), it offers a telephone-based hearing...


Latest Auditory system Reference Libraries

Ear
2013-04-30 13:31:11

The ear is an organ from the auditory system that collects sounds, and also balances and enables body position. Formation and Orientation The ear can be broken down into the inner and outer ears. The outer part of the ear is the visible flap (auricle) and ear canal which collects sounds which create pressure that echoes through the middle ear. The inner ear, however, is embedded in the temporal bone. There are hollow areas of the inner ear that are filled with liquids and hair cells...

Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

Incus Bone
2012-06-29 12:09:21

The incus (anvil) bone is an anvil-shaped small bone in the middle ear. It connects the malleus to the stapes. This bone was first described by Alessandro Achillini of Bologna. This bone also transmits sound vibrations from the malleus to the stapes. The incus bone is only found in mammals. The bone, which is derived from a reptilian upper jaw bone (the quadrate bone), embryologically derives from the first pharyngeal arch along with the rest of the bones of mastication, such as the...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.