Potential usefulness of otoscopy in the evaluation of hanging deaths: a report of two cases - W.hede AG.
We report otoscopic findings in two victims of suicidal hanging, including hemotympanum, bleeding from s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

GlobalMed Introduces the TotalExam(R) Lite, the Next Generation of Digital General Exam Cameras and Otoscopes for Telemedicine
The TotalExam® Lite Camera Combines State of the Art Imaging in a Lightweight, Economical Package SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 14, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- GlobalMed, an international provider of virtual health solutions, is pr... Devices, Product Launch GlobalMed, TotalExam Lite, otoscope (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Digital Otoscopes and Smartphones Can Facilitate Telehealth Head and Neck Exams Digital Otoscopes and Smartphones Can Facilitate Telehealth Head and Neck Exams
Smartphones and digital otoscopes may be a feasible way for patients to capture images needed for telehealth otolaryngology evaluations, a small study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 29, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Former Beaumont Employees and Medical Device Distributor Charged with Wire Fraud for a Scheme to Steal Medical Devices
FDA OCI, Paul Purdy, Beavercreek OH, Valdet Seferovic, Auburn Hills MI, Zafar Khan, Fenton MI, wire fraud, medical devices, steal, medical supplies, Beaumont Hospital, cystoscopes, contaminated, ophthalmoscopes, otoscopes, internet, sold, Wholesale Medical& Surgical Suppliers of America, indictmen (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 15, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

How Are Dental Abscesses Treated?
Discussion Dental caries are one of the most common infections. It is usually caused by Streptococcus viridans. Dental caries are also quite preventable with brushing the teeth at least twice a day with a fluoridated dentifrice, use of dental floss, and preventative dental appointments with application of fluoride varnish and sealants as appropriate. Additionally, fluoridation of the community water supply has significantly decreased dental caries and is a very effective public health measure. Fluoride binds within the dental matrix to strength it. Dental abscesses are usually caused by poor oral hygiene but others are at...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 24, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Assessment of occupational noise-related hearing impairment among dental health personnel.
CONCLUSION:Hearing impairment was higher among dental professionals than the control group and especially among dental assistants and technicians. The authors recommended screening guidelines and adapting hearing protection methods for dental professionals and particularly for dental assistants and technicians. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 13, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

What Are Indications for Dermatological Light Treatment?
Discussion Spider telangiectasia or spider angiomas have a central red lesion with radiating dilatation of the distal, end vasculature that resemble arachnid appendages. They are common lesions (up to 38% in one study of children, and 60% in pregnant women), often solitary or < 3 lesions, and usually benign. Multiple lesions are characteristic of chronic liver disease. They can disappear over time (especially pregnancy related ones) but may not. The cause of these vascular lesions is unknown. Treatment is often not necessary, but laser treatments, fine needle electrocautery or electrodissection can be used. Learning Poi...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 28, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Disinfecting Devices at the Point-of-Care
Could non-critical medical devices and other items used at the patient bedside present infection risks? Richard Shea, CEO of Sterifre Medical Inc., thinks so. His company has just raised $8 million in a Series B private equity round of financing to market products for rapid, point-of-care device disinfection in healthcare facilities. Shea was previously the CEO of Olympus Respiratory America, a provider of COPD treatment products, and was one of the founding executives of Stericycle Inc. “Initially we will be focused on three areas: non-critical, point-of-care medical devices, environment-of-c...
Source: MDDI - August 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Business Source Type: news

GP prescribing patterns for all meds linked to high antibiotic prescribing
Efforts to curb antibiotic resistance need to target general prescribing behaviours, study suggests Related items fromOnMedica Ibuprofen not a safe alternative to antibiotics for uncomplicated UTIs Antibiotic scrip rates lower in CAM-trained practices Otoscopic findings crucial to treatment Point-of-care CRP tests could save NHS millions Painkillers could cause patients ’ headaches (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 2, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

News: Diagnosing Otitis Media? Pneumatic Otoscopy Simplified
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - July 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Source Type: news

Should I Worry About This Telangiectasia?
Discussion Vascular stains are common problems that parents seek guidance about as they are often particularly worried that there may be an underlying problem or that it may be a long-term cosmetic problem. Fortunately many resolve or become less prominent or have treatment available. The term vascular stains includes all vascular malformations but commonly refers more directly to capillary malformations which are quite common. Some common vascular stains include: Nevus simplex Names: Angel’s kiss (glabella or forehead), salmon patch, stork bite (nape of neck), nevus roseus, fading macular stain Epidemiology: Very ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 29, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Device offers deeper, better view into ear, developers say
Stephen FellerCAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Researchers at MIT developed an otoscope that uses infrared light, rather than visible light, to examine the ear, hoping to improve ear infection diagnoses. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Otoscope Simulator Makes iPhone into Virtual Otoscope
(MedPage Today) -- Free app teaches how to identify common ear problems (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 18, 2016 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Diagnosing ear infection using smartphone
Researchers have developed a method that simplifies the diagnosis of ear infections (otitis media), something which annually affects half a billion children worldwide. The software-based method automatically analyses images from a digital otoscope and enables highly accurate diagnoses. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 30, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Quiz: How much do you know about ear infections?
Can an ear infection clear without antibiotics? Did my child get an ear infection because she didn’t wear her hat? Why does my toddler keep getting ear infections? If you’ve asked yourself these questions or others about ear infections, you aren’t alone. Concern for ear infection (the medical term is otitis media) is among the most common reasons for a visit to the pediatrician. About half of all children between 6 months and 3 years of age will get at least one ear infection over the course of a year, and many children will experience several ear infections a year. Most ear infections are treated with antibiotics....
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - March 7, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Carolyn Sax Tags: Ask the Expert Health & Wellness Parenting Carolyn Sax ear infections Source Type: news