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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

2014-05-06 08:33:47

NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an article published in the May 2014 issue of Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, Andrew Jacono, M.D., F.A.C.S., director of the

2014-05-05 08:27:24

Congenital Deafblindness is Robbing 6-year-old of Sight and Sound PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents' worst nightmares are that something is wrong with their

2014-05-03 23:01:19

Noting that patients are experiencing more allergy symptoms leading to worsening chronic sinusitis than ever before, Dr.

2014-05-02 08:25:56

TORONTO, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - High school and elementary students across Canada are being encouraged to "dress loud" on Friday, May 2 to raise awareness for hearing loss during Speech and Hearing

2014-05-01 23:12:21

Midtown Dentistry is introducing the Oral ID cancer screening system to ensure checks are fast and accurate.

2014-05-01 12:32:47

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - 2014 marks the 50(th) year that VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children (VOICE) has been supporting Canadian families of children with hearing loss so they might learn

2014-05-01 12:31:47

Underpenetration, Increasing Awareness and Expanded Indications Will Facilitate Moderate Market Expansion, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 1, 2014

2014-04-30 23:21:29

In observance of International Noise Awareness Day, HearingPlanet encourages Americans to be aware of dangerous noise levels and take preventative steps to avoid noise-induced hearing loss.


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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.