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2014-05-29 23:06:18

The physicians at Peak ENT and Voice Center, with offices in Broomfield and Golden, are specially trained to identify allergy and sinus conditions and provide personalized treatment to help patients feel better quickly and resume an active Colorado lifestyle. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, people may be noticing their eyes are watering, their throat is scratchy, and their head aches. Could they be battling the common cold, suffering from...

2014-05-28 23:15:24

Dr. Benjamin Stong of Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia is now offering cosmetic concierge service. This unique service offering makes it easier and more convenient for patients in Atlanta to get the cosmetic treatments they desire including Botox and facial fillers. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Dr. Benjamin Stong of Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia is pleased to announce that he will now offer cosmetic concierge service to the residents of...

2014-05-28 23:13:46

The new National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org allows anyone to complete a basic hearing screening in under 10 minutes using their telephone. The audiologists at Geneva Hearing Services are available to assist individuals who score outside the normal range and need a comprehensive, in-person hearing test. Geneva, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The National Hearing Test, a telephone-based functional hearing test developed with funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH), is an...

2014-05-28 23:13:35

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now available for telephone-based initial hearing screenings. Participants who score outside of the normal range are urged to seek out a complete hearing test with a local audiologist. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 As an initial step in diagnosing hearing loss, the National Hearing Test is a wonderful option. Produced with National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, it offers a phone-based hearing test to screen for functional hearing loss....

2014-05-28 04:24:15

Technology, Economy Help Spur Increase ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of consumers are considering a cosmetic skin procedure to improve their appearance, according to just-released survey data from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91471 Fifty-two percent of 8,300-plus respondents to the 2014 ASDS Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures are considering aesthetic treatments such...

2014-05-23 23:06:11

The 2014 Jack A. Vernon Walk To Silence Tinnitus will be held on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Mary S. Young State Park in West Linn, OR. For more information, visit http://walk.ata.org. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 While national Tinnitus Awareness Week may end tomorrow, the effort to treat and cure tinnitus continues, unabated, year-round. The next major calendar item for tinnitus patients and their supporters is the American Tinnitus Association's 2014 Jack A. Vernon Walk to Silence...

2014-05-23 20:21:57

Dr. Payam Jarrah-Nejad is delighted to see more young people than ever take their aesthetic beauty and self-confidence seriously through treatments like facial rejuvenation. LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those in search of the best in cosmetic surgery, Beverly Hills has long been regarded as the preeminent location throughout the globe. It's a well-earned reputation, thanks in large part to the work of Payam Jarrah-Nejad, MD, FICS, FACS in performing surgeries like...

2014-05-21 23:11:54

Neuromonics details five questions to help sufferers assess ringing in the ears. Westminster, CO (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Have you heard? It’s Tinnitus Awareness Week. The American Tinnitus Association is setting aside the week to raise national public awareness, knowledge and understanding of tinnitus, and the need for increased tinnitus research funding. Tinnitus is the condition often described as buzzing, ringing, hissing, humming, roaring, whistling or “ringing in the ears” that...

2014-05-21 23:09:46

With the support from its members and donors, the American Tinnitus Association makes strategic investments in cutting-edge research, helping to advance our understanding of tinnitus, and providing a scientific foundation for future treatments and cures. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The American Tinnitus Association, the nation's premier advocate for tinnitus patients, is also one of the leading funders of advanced tinnitus research. To date, ATA has distributed nearly 6 million...

2014-05-19 23:10:43

Hearing Screening and Care by Licensed Hearing Health Professionals Can Greatly Improve Quality of Life for Those Suffering from Hearing Loss Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 With over 36 million American adults reporting some kind of hearing problem and one in five teenagers now suffering from hearing loss, NJAHHP is commemorating May as “Better Hearing Month” by reminding New Jerseyeans about the importance of hearing screening and care by licensed hearing health professionals....


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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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