Otology / Neurotology2022-03-09T17:30:13-06:00


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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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