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2014-05-29 23:13:42

The brand new National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org enables any person to complete a preliminary hearing screening test in less than 10 minutes with their telephone. For follow-up care on screening scores that are outside the normal range, test takers should schedule a comprehensive hearing test with a local hearing specialists. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The phone-based, NIH-funded National Hearing Test makes it simple and fast for anybody to get an initial hearing...

2014-05-29 23:12:49

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now offering telephone-based initial hearing screenings. The audiologists at Dodero Hearing Center are available to help individuals who receive a score outside of the normal range and need a comprehensive, in-person hearing test. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As a first step in diagnosing hearing loss, the National Hearing Test is a wonderful option. Developed with National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, it provides a telephone-based...

2014-05-29 23:08:35

Harvard-trained Physician Will Also Bring Experience in Facial Plastic Surgery and Hair Restoration East Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Natural Face™ Centers is pleased to announce that Dr. Sang W. Kim will be joining the practice as surgical director beginning in July 2014. Dr. Kim received his Doctorate in Medicine from Harvard Medical School in Boston. He completed residency training at the Harvard Combined Program in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Kim has...

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...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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