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2014-06-09 16:25:44

Southern California Surgeon Notes Shifting Trends in Breast Augmentation NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no longer DDs or bust for women seeking breast augmentation

2014-06-09 04:21:06

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Karan, former lead guitarist for the post Grateful Dead band, The Other Ones, and Joe Pulitano, drummer for the Grateful Dead

2014-06-06 23:07:04

The Center for Advanced Facelift Surgery in Beverly Hills Announces 15% Discount on Top Skin Care Products in June Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014

2014-06-05 23:14:19

Washington, DC plastic surgeon holding Facebook contest to refresh Dad’s look this summer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Rondi Walker, MD, founder

2014-06-04 23:14:20

Tinnitus company gives hearing instruments specialists ability to help ringing in the ears. WESTMINSTER,

2014-06-04 23:01:30

The Facial Paralysis & Bell’s Palsy Foundation announces a new, live webinar series with, ‘Latest Treatment Options for Facial Paralysis" with Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS on Saturday,

2014-06-04 08:32:25

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2014-06-04 08:31:06

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2014-06-04 08:30:58

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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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