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2013-12-31 23:02:27

Maico Audiological Services's Audiologists want to draw attention to the fact that quite a few commonly used medications and drugs are oxotoxic and may contribute to hearing problems. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ototoxic medications are either prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) drugs that can impair your hearing and hinder your balance. As reported by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLHA), there are over 200 known drugs that can cause temporary or...

2013-12-31 23:02:12

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers' Hearing Aid Dispensers hope to educate the public the fact that quite a few commonly used medications and drugs are harmful to hearing. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ototoxic medications are drugs, whether prescription or over-the-counter (OTC), that are toxic to the ears. You can find more than 200 recognized ototoxic medications that are regularly used according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLHA). As a way to make it...

2013-12-31 23:02:04

Buying the appropriate hearing aid can be difficult, particularly if you are unfamiliar with what makes one model different than another. Adobe Hearing Center in Tucson explains open fit hearing aids – a relatively new style that is growing in popularity. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Hearing aid technology advances at a very rapid rate. Manufacturers introduce new models every year and sometimes introduce entirely new styles of hearing aids. The Open Fit hearing aid is a...

2013-12-31 23:01:44

Imaginears is pleased to announce a new section on its website at imaginears.com to share stories related to hearing loss and hearing aids. Medford, OR (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 A new section has been published to the website of Imaginears at http://www.imaginears.com/reviews to exhibit the hearing aids reviews of Medford OR residents. The brand new section will showcase video testimonies and written reviews dealing with hearing aids, hearing loss, tinnitus and various other conditions...

2013-12-31 23:01:38

Contra Costa Hearing Aid Center's Hearing Aid Dispensers want to inform the public about the fact that many well known medications and drugs are oxotoxic and may contribute to hearing loss. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ototoxic medications are drugs, either doctor-prescribed or over-the-counter (OTC), that are harmful to ears. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association advises that there are more than two hundred known ototoxic medications. Look Out for Hearing...

2013-12-30 23:24:26

There are a couple anticipated FDA approvals for 2014 and some new twists on current procedures that should dominate this coming year. The continuing trend is less invasive procedures with little to no downtime. Destin, Florida (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 1. Kythera’s ATX-101 will be approved for reducing the double chin fat using only an injection. The procedure will need to be repeated 3-5 times in most people, but there will be no incisions and minimal risks. Side effects will be...

2013-12-30 23:04:05

A new review that has been published by ReviewedToday.org is focusing on a new treatment system designed to tackle tinnitus. (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Lake Charles, LA: A new review that has been published by ReviewedToday.org is focusing on a new treatment system designed to tackle tinnitus. The system, Tinnitus Miracle, has been created by Thomas Coleman and is a natural system that claims to be able to eliminate the symptoms of tinnitus with greater ease and speed than most traditional...

2013-12-28 23:01:50

Across Orange County, many people are looking to refresh and rejuvenate their appearance but don't have time for cosmetic surgery. Renowned facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Kevin Sadati, discusses the benefits of fractional c02 laser resurfacing and provides image-enhancing tips for the new year. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 Many Newport Beach residents mistakenly believe that the only way to rejuvenate their appearance and enjoy a younger-looking face is to have cosmetic...

2013-12-28 23:00:06

Banish Tinnitus, written by Paul Carrington, is the latest book that teaches people how to stop the ringing in their ears quickly without using any medication. Is Banish Tinnitus review trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the human ear when no actual sound is present. It also is called the noise or ringing in the ears. Symptoms of ringing in the ears include some types of phantom noises in people’s ears such as hissing, clicking,...

2013-12-27 23:03:19

Tinnitus Control is a homeopathic spray which aims to relieve symptoms of tinnitus using natural ingredients with no side effects. Discover the benefits of this remedy and learn about what people are saying about Tinnitus Control at http://www.naturalherbalz.net/generalhealth/tinnitus-control.html (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Tinnitus control is the latest innovation in tinnitus treatment which has captured the attention of millions of people suffering from tinnitus conditions. Before the...


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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