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Serum Sickness - emdocs

This is another great reason to discuss not throwing antibiotics at every kid with an ear.  
emdocs.net
almost 5 years ago
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Anatomy - Middle Ear

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almost 5 years ago
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Hearables: Live Hangout with Dr. Steven LeBoeuf on Using Ears to Pick up Physiological Data |

In our continuing series of hangouts with scientists, engineers, and leaders in the medical technology industry, today we spoke to Dr. Steven LeBoeuf. He's  
medgadget.com
almost 5 years ago
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Middle Ear Surgery

This comprehensive, richly illustrated textbook provides a systematic approach to frequent otological operations. Procedures in surgery of the ear canal, acute and chronic middle ear diseases, otosclerosis, cochlear implantation and vertigo are visualized step-by-step to acquaint the beginner with proven surgical repertoires. The book is written by two famous experts, and even the experienced surgeon will find valuable hints and suggestions to facilitate routine middle ear operations.  
books.google.co.uk
about 5 years ago
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Ear Function & Hearing Mechanism

Notes: Here we have three middle bones again. The arm of the malleus is attached to the eardrum, and the footplate of the stapes is attached to the oval window of the cochlea (inner ear). What they are doing is they transmit vibrations of the eardrum into the cochlea. But here we have a problem. Because the impedance of air and impedance of liquid is really different. Which one is bigger? Impedance in the liquid is much bigger than that of air.  
ssc.education.ed.ac.uk
about 5 years ago
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Virtual reality training for improving the skills needed for performing surgery of the ear, nose or throat | Cochrane

This review evaluated whether surgeons trained in virtual reality simulation achieved outcomes for their patients that were equivalent to, or better than, those obtained through conventional training methods. It also evaluated whether virtual reality training helped surgeons acquire equivalent (or better) technical skills required to achieve good surgical outcomes, or the non-technical skills to make good decisions and lead the operating room team. Another consideration evaluated was the level of experience of participants in the trials, given that some of the study participants were surgeons in training, while others were medical students.  
cochrane.org
about 5 years ago
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Tympani is an Ear Thermometer that Connects to Your Smartphone's Audio Jack |

There are lots of options for smart thermometers on the market today. Caring Things, based in Columbus, Ohio, has added to the mix with Tympani. This infra  
medgadget.com
about 5 years ago
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Kinsa Smart Ear Thermometer with Wireless Smartphone Connectivity |

Kinsa Inc., maker of the Kinsa smartphone-connected thermometer, will soon be making available its new Kinsa Smart Ear Thermometer. The in-ear device, desi  
medgadget.com
about 5 years ago
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Trick of the Trade: Ear foreign body removal with modified suction setup

Trick of the Trade: Ear foreign body removal with modified suction setup  
aliem.com
about 5 years ago
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GlucoTrack Non-Invasive Ear Lobe Glucometer to Go to Clinical Trial in U.S. |

We've been covering news of the GlucoTrack non-invasive glucometer for almost a decade now, and finally Integrity Applications, the company behind the devi  
medgadget.com
about 5 years ago
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Anatomy - Ear Overview

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about 5 years ago
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Blowing balloons 'treats glue ear' - BBC News

Using the nose to inflate a balloon helps heal glue ear, University of Southampton research suggests.  
bbc.co.uk
about 5 years ago
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Asymmetric hearing loss and tinnitus

A 56 year old man was referred by his general practitioner with a 10 year history of progressive hearing loss and tinnitus, mainly in his right ear. He did not describe otalgia or dizziness. After thinking about it more carefully, however, he admitted that he occasionally felt slightly unsteady but had attributed this to tiredness. His medical history was otherwise unremarkable, and there was no family history of deafness.  
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about 5 years ago
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Antibiotics for acute middle ear infection (acute otitis media) in children | Cochrane

This review compared 1) the clinical effectiveness and safety of antibiotics against placebo in children with an acute middle ear infection (acute otitis media (AOM)) and 2) the clinical effectiveness and safety of antibiotics against expectant observation (observational approaches in which prescriptions may or may not be provided) in children with AOM.  
cochrane.org
about 5 years ago
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A woman with upper and lower airway symptoms

A 65 year old woman presented with a four week history of lethargy, cough, and feeling generally unwell. She had recently been treated for an ear infection and had occasional epistaxis but had no other medical history. She had never smoked. On examination she was did not have a fever and had crepitations in the base of her right lung. A chest radiograph showed right basal consolidation. Her blood tests showed: white blood cell count 17.5×109 cells/L (reference range 4-11), C reactive protein 3171 nmol/L (<47.6), urea 9.8 mmol/L (2.5-7.8), and creatinine 98 µmol/L (62-124). A diagnosis of community acquired pneumonia was made.  
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over 5 years ago
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A woman with upper and lower airway symptoms

A 65 year old woman presented with a four week history of lethargy, cough, and feeling generally unwell. She had recently been treated for an ear infection and had occasional epistaxis but had no other medical history. She had never smoked. On examination she was did not have a fever and had crepitations in the base of her right lung. A chest radiograph showed right basal consolidation. Her blood tests showed: white blood cell count 17.5×109 cells/L (reference range 4-11), C reactive protein 3171 nmol/L (<47.6), urea 9.8 mmol/L (2.5-7.8), and creatinine 98 µmol/L (62-124). A diagnosis of community acquired pneumonia was made.  
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over 5 years ago
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A woman with upper and lower airway symptoms

A 65 year old woman presented with a four week history of lethargy, cough, and feeling generally unwell. She had recently been treated for an ear infection and had occasional epistaxis but had no other medical history. She had never smoked. On examination she was did not have a fever and had crepitations in the base of her right lung. A chest radiograph showed right basal consolidation. Her blood tests showed: white blood cell count 17.5×109 cells/L (reference range 4-11), C reactive protein 3171 nmol/L (<47.6), urea 9.8 mmol/L (2.5-7.8), and creatinine 98 µmol/L (62-124). A diagnosis of community acquired pneumonia was made.  
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over 5 years ago
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A woman with upper and lower airway symptoms

A 65 year old woman presented with a four week history of lethargy, cough, and feeling generally unwell. She had recently been treated for an ear infection and had occasional epistaxis but had no other medical history. She had never smoked. On examination she was did not have a fever and had crepitations in the base of her right lung. A chest radiograph showed right basal consolidation. Her blood tests showed: white blood cell count 17.5×109 cells/L (reference range 4-11), C reactive protein 3171 nmol/L (<47.6), urea 9.8 mmol/L (2.5-7.8), and creatinine 98 µmol/L (62-124). A diagnosis of community acquired pneumonia was made.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Antibiotics to prevent infection of the brain coverings (meningitis) in patients with basilar skull fracture | Cochrane

Basilar skull fracture (7% to 15.8% of all skull fractures) places the central nervous system in contact with bacteria from the nose and throat and may be associated with cerebrospinal fluid leakage (occurring in 2% to 20.8% of patients). Blood or watery discharge from the nose or ears, bruising behind the ear or around the eyes, hearing loss, inability to perceive odours or facial asymmetry may lead physicians to the diagnosis of basilar skull fracture. Patients with a basilar skull fracture may develop meningitis and some doctors give antibiotics in an attempt to reduce this risk.  
cochrane.org
over 5 years ago