Audio Based Screening as Predictor for AxBio Sentence List, Yu.J, Lippmann.E

Background: Hearing loss is a significant health burden in the United States with approximately 15% of American adults (18 years old and greater) reporting at least some trouble hearing. Sensorineural hearing loss is also the third leading cause of disability worldwide. Cochlear implants are often the best treatment for this disability. Determining cochlear implant candidacy [...]

By |2020-09-03T10:59:47-05:00August 11th, 2020|Otolaryngology – Publications|Comments Off on Audio Based Screening as Predictor for AxBio Sentence List, Yu.J, Lippmann.E

A Retrospective Analysis of Cartilage Cuffed Ear Tubes, Yu.J, Labby.A

Background: Ear infections can be caused by either bacteria or viruses and often involve fluid accumulation in the middle ear. Chronic ear infections can cause hearing loss and other serious complications if left untreated. Middle ear infections may resolve on their own without treatment, however, this is not always the case. Infections that do not [...]

By |2020-09-03T10:59:42-05:00August 11th, 2020|Otolaryngology – Publications|Comments Off on A Retrospective Analysis of Cartilage Cuffed Ear Tubes, Yu.J, Labby.A

The Role of DCFS Support for Children with Moderate to Severe Hearing Impairment, Yu.J

Background: Children born with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss face challenges in a world built around spoken language communications. Hearing loss often has a significant impact on educational progress through the school age years, which later affect their ability for employment. These children and their families have two options: total communications with signing and [...]

By |2020-09-03T11:00:15-05:00August 11th, 2020|Otolaryngology – Publications|Comments Off on The Role of DCFS Support for Children with Moderate to Severe Hearing Impairment, Yu.J

Communication and Noise in the Operating Room, Yu.J, Lippmann.E

Background: Communication serves as a central component to patient safety and efficiency in the operating room. Sentinel event data from The Joint Commission in 2013 identified failures of communication during surgery as one of the leading root causes of error and poor patient outcomes. Recent research on hearing-critical jobs has advocated for functional hearing assessment [...]

By |2020-09-03T10:59:51-05:00August 11th, 2020|Otolaryngology – Publications|Comments Off on Communication and Noise in the Operating Room, Yu.J, Lippmann.E

Compliance of Otolaryngology Surgical Consents: A Quality Improvement Project, Weinreich.H

Background: Obtaining informed consent from a patient prior to surgery is critically important for both the patient and the medical team performing the surgery. A properly executed consent document represents an understanding and acceptance between the patient and his physician about the procedure to be performed and the risks associated with the procedure. Failure to [...]

By |2020-09-03T11:00:33-05:00August 11th, 2020|Otolaryngology – Publications|Comments Off on Compliance of Otolaryngology Surgical Consents: A Quality Improvement Project, Weinreich.H

A Survey of Women in Neurotology, Weinreich.H, Agrawal.Y,Briggs.S, Hertzano.R

Background: The American Neurotology Society (ANS) is the national professional society that was created to provide education, present research and discuss needs for the field of neurotology, a subspecialty of otolaryngology. The field is predominately male. In 2017, female members from ANS, created a separate group named Women in Neurotology (WiN). With the formation of [...]

By |2020-09-03T11:00:30-05:00August 11th, 2020|Otolaryngology – Publications|Comments Off on A Survey of Women in Neurotology, Weinreich.H, Agrawal.Y,Briggs.S, Hertzano.R

Are We Treating Traumatized Patients and Missing the Trauma Care When it comes to Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Sims.S, Cristel.R

Background: The term vocal cord dysfunction has been used by clinicians to describe a variety of conditions including paradoxical vocal fold motion disorder (PVFM). There has been prior documentation of a relationship of mental health issues, primarily anxiety, and PVFM. As a result of this information our clinical practice began incorporating mental health screening tools [...]

By |2020-09-03T11:02:24-05:00August 11th, 2020|Otolaryngology – Publications|Comments Off on Are We Treating Traumatized Patients and Missing the Trauma Care When it comes to Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Sims.S, Cristel.R

Assessing the Causes of Voice Disorders in Teachers, Sims.S, Reed.J

Background: Approximately one-third of the global work force requires good voice function in order to work efficiently. Voice Disorders are typically caused by disruptive structural changes in the vocal cords of the larynx (voice box). The changes can affect loudness, pitch, projection, and overall of quality thereby impairing an individual’s ability to communicate effectively. Teachers [...]

By |2020-09-03T11:02:29-05:00August 11th, 2020|Otolaryngology – Publications|Comments Off on Assessing the Causes of Voice Disorders in Teachers, Sims.S, Reed.J

A Comparison and Assessment of Risk Factors for Vocal Pathology amongst, Clergy Sims.S, Reed.J

Background: Approximately one-third of the global work force requires the integrity of the voice in order to work efficiently. Voice disorders often result in changes in vocal quality, loudness, and pitch. This disruption can inhibit an individual’s ability to communicate effectively. While voice problems of singers, professional speakers, and teachers, have been well studied, voice [...]

By |2020-09-03T11:02:20-05:00August 11th, 2020|Otolaryngology – Publications|Comments Off on A Comparison and Assessment of Risk Factors for Vocal Pathology amongst, Clergy Sims.S, Reed.J

Validating a Scale for Vocal Effort, Sims.H.S, Van Mersbergen.M

Background: Symptoms of Voice Disorders involve a disruption in the loudness, pitch, and/or quality of an individual’s voice when attempting to talk or sing. This disruption may result in an inability to communicate effectively. Pain, increased effort to create sound, and fatigue are symptoms that accompany voice difficulties. Although there are well-validated instruments for measuring [...]

By |2020-09-03T11:02:32-05:00August 11th, 2020|Otolaryngology – Publications|Comments Off on Validating a Scale for Vocal Effort, Sims.H.S, Van Mersbergen.M
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