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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.

2014-05-21 23:11:54

Neuromonics details five questions to help sufferers assess ringing in the ears. Westminster, CO

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

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)

2014-05-16 12:27:54

Phone-based test providing affordable, accurate, and widely available screening for tens of millions of Americans suffering from hearing loss BLOOMINGTON, Ind., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-05-14 23:10:04

World-Renowned Facial Plastic Surgeon Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS Comments on New Report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB)

2014-05-13 23:02:29

When Wayne Eisman, MD, decided not to run for reelection as President of ENTA—a post he has held successfully for the past 16 years—the Practice turned to another proven veteran they were

2014-05-12 23:10:01

Recipients Honored for Making the World a Better Place by Advancing Listening and Spoken Language for Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Washington,

2014-05-07 08:32:02

DETROIT, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors with the Head and Neck Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center are using Google Glass to enhance communication


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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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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