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The American Board of Audiology congratulates four audiologists who recently earned specialty certification in Pediatric Audiology. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 21,
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Regular Registration Deadline to sit for Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) and Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification (CISC®) Examinations is August 5, 2014
Dr. Peter Marincovich, Ph.D.
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,
ENTA announces that they will be renewing their comprehensive participation agreement with Empire Plan, effective July 1st, 2014, for three (3) additional years.
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...
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...
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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