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2014-10-30 23:03:56

The only FDA-approved non-invasive treatment for lifting the skin on the neck, chin and brow, Ultherapy uses focused ultrasound to stimulate collagen deep within the skin without downtime. Drs. Drake and Presti are proud to offer this revolutionary treatment. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 NJ Top Docs, Drs. William Drake III and Dr. Paul Presti are proud to announce their newest service offered at Drake and Presti ENT Surgical Associates. The only FDA-approved non-invasive...

2014-10-30 12:29:27

The Bayat Foundation and Starkey Hearing Foundation partner to bring the gift of hearing to conflict regions in Afghanistan. KABUL, Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week the Bayat Foundation kicked off a partnership with Starkey Hearing Foundation to provide hearing health care to people in need across Afghanistan. During the first hearing mission in the country, the two organizations worked together to provide more than 1,700 customized hearing devices to...

2014-10-29 23:12:26

Dr. David Ellis of the Art of Facial Surgery clinic recently attended the Annual Canadian Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery meeting as an invited faculty speaker. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Art of Facial Surgery is proud to announce that founder Dr. David Ellis spoke at the Annual Canadian Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery meeting on October 25, 2014. Dr. Ellis presented a lecture on “Adding Botox to Your Practice.” This annual...

2014-10-28 23:10:43

“Tinnitus Away AF™” is the first tinnitus formula to concentrate on a combination brain/cochlear function which is where all the new medical research is going rather than just cochlear function which all competition is doing. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Geromatrix Nutraceutical Corporation (http://www.geromatrix.com), the nation’s leading provider of cardiovascular and neurological nutraceuticals, is pleased to announce the launching of its revolutionary new tinnitus...

2014-10-28 23:04:13

There are two major kinds of Botox treatments available in the market today. Dr Roz Kamani now offers Botox Cosmetic at her Vancouver Botox Clinic at http://rozkamani.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Dr Roz Kamani now offers Botox Cosmetic at her Vancouver Botox Clinic, called Kitsilano Skin Care Clinic. There are two major kinds of Botox treatments offered by Dr Kamani, that is, Botox Cosmetic and Botox Medical. Botox is a therapeutic agent that has been used for more than 20...

2014-10-27 23:08:31

Nation’s Premier Ear, Nose, Throat, and Allergy Practice Acquires Existing Offices in Both Bay Shore and Smithtown, Reconfigures Existing Locations to Best Serve Patient Needs Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is about to embark on its most significant expansion ever on Long Island, which includes the acquisition of two private practices, complemented by other shifts that will result in more locations, an enhanced roster of specialists,...

2014-10-27 23:06:37

Dr. Mark Hamilton is now providing OcuMend gel pads to prevent bruising and swelling in patients who undergo injectable fillers and surgical procedures. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Dr. Mark Hamilton, M.D., FACS, is introducing a new product at his Hamilton Facial Plastic Surgery practice that will help prevent bruising and swelling in patients after being administered injectable fillers or undergoing surgical procedures. This revolutionary product designed to...

2014-10-23 23:00:59

Board-certified cosmetic surgeon and founder of North Shore Center for Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Anthony Geroulis joined a panel of moderators on Saturday, October 18th for a lectureship and reunion hosted by University of Chicago Medicine. NORTHFIELD, IL (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Board-certified facial cosmetic surgeon and University of Chicago Medicine clinical professor of surgery, Dr. Anthony Geroulis, served as moderator on Saturday, October 18th for “Rejuvenation...

2014-10-20 23:04:57

Prevalent New York Facial Plastic Surgeon discuses popular and growing health trend. Albany. NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Dr. Edwin F. Williams III, one of New York’s most respected plastic surgeons and President-elect of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, has been featured in an October 7, 2014 About.com Health article about the growing fad of facial yoga. In the article entitled “Facial Exercises to Look Younger,” About.com examines the growing...

2014-10-20 12:30:43

LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Britain's largest conference bringing together experts from the reconstructive, cosmetic and non-surgical worlds witnessed this weekend the unveiling of new technology to help treat facial paralysis; developed by a plastic surgeon and the animation teams that worked on blockbusters such as Harry Potter, The Mummy, bestselling video game Grand Theft Auto and the L'Oreal 'Makeup Genius' app. Revolutionary new iPad software to aid...


Latest Otolaryngology Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

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...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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