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otoscope

[′ōd·ə‚skōp]
(medicine)
An apparatus designed for examination of the ear and for rendering the tympanic membrane visible.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The otoscopic examination was done by DE551 veterinary wireless digital video otoscope which was a special purpose digital video camera combined with a high magnification lens and multiple ultra-bright LEDs.
Sheng said that her company focused on designing the system to be as simple as possible because, unlike thermometers, otoscopes are not medical devices that people are comfortable using yet.
After receiving clinical care, each child in the study underwent bilateral otic videoscopy using both the smartphone otoscope (CellScope Oto) and a camera-fitted conventional otoscope.
It is suitable for multiroom practices, as one otoscope handle can be shared between several rooms.
The three screening groups consisted of a physiologic hearing test using a tone-emitting otoscope (AudioScope, Welch Allyn; Skaneateles Falls, New York); a validated, self-administered hearing handicap questionnaire; and both screening tools used together.
Otoscopes start at about $10 and are sold in most drug stores.
The simplest way to detect an active infection in the middle ear is to look in the child's ear with an otoscope, a light instrument that allows the physician to examine the outer ear and the eardrum.
For example, when a child takes an otoscope from a wall holder and peers into a sibling's ear with it, he uses skills from all four streams of development, said Dr.
To accomplish this the Rehabilitation Aide uses a portable Hearing Aid Maintenance Kit, which includes otoscope, disposable oto-tips, alcohol preps, hearing stethoscope, flashlight, three sizes of hearing aid batteries, button cell battery tester, heating aid cleaning tool and brush, tweezers, magnifying glass, disinfectant wipes, BTE oto-clip, ear-mold air blower and a red marking pencil.
The present paper discusses the procedure and advantages of video-assisted otoscope as a diagnostic tool for evaluation of ear canal affections in dogs.
Specsavers chief audiologist Nick Taylor says: "The video otoscope is a diagnostic tool to assess the health of a person's ear.
The pack comes complete with a helter skelter with spinning raft tide and sandpit, theme park train ride and three figures Doctor Peppa: The | Peppa Pig doctor's bag, PS8.99, B&M comes complete with a stethoscope, syringe, thermometer, otoscope, tweezers, plastic plater, medicine bottle and mirror (bmstores.co.uk)