The Valsalva Maneuver--3 Centuries Later
- Auricular reconstruction with the use of a modified rhomboid flap. Anesti, Ekaterini; Karoo, Richard; Phipps, A. // European Journal of Plastic Surgery;Oct2010, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p311
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article regarding the use of modified rhomboid flap as the procedure for the marginal helical defects reconstruction
- The effect of stimulus duration using the Brookler-Grams closed-loop caloric irrigator. Karlsen, Elizabeth A.; Norrss, C. W.; Hassanein, Ruth S. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Jun92, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p718
Presents a study in which nystagmic responses to traditional 40-second, 30-degrees Celsius water calorics were recorded and compared to those obtained with the Brookler-Grams closed-loop irrigator using 30-degrees Celsius, 40-, 50-, and 60-second irrigations. Significant differences noted; Results.
- A single antibiotic shot for ear infections? // Child Health Alert;Feb1993, Vol. 11, p2
Concludes that a single intramuscular injection of ceftriaxone antibiotic is as effective as ten days of oral amoxicillin for the treatment of uncomplicated acute otitis media in children. Commentary by Dr. John Modlin; Problem of cost; Possible development of bacteria resistant to antibiotics;...
- What's the best drug? // Pediatrics for Parents;1992, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p10
Discusses the recent report from the New England Medical Center that cast a doubt on some of the current `truths' of treating ear infections. Study and evaluations; Failure rate of drugs that should eliminate all bacteria; What the failures may be due to; Drugs with poor antibacterial activity...
- If it was only that easy! // Pediatrics for Parents;1992, Vol. 13 Issue 7/8, p14
Discusses solutions for chronic problems such as ear infections. The frustration felt by parents and physicians; Referring to a specialist; Prophylactic antibiotics; Tympanostomy tubes; Results of slow or no treatment; The problems of a `shot of penicillin'; Details.
- The latest on ear infection treatment. // Pediatrics for Parents;1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p6
Discusses the use of cefixime and cefaxior in the treatment of ear infections. Second-line antibiotics; Amoxicillin; Sulfa-combination drugs. INSET: When to use second-line antibiotics..
- Treatment failures. // Pediatrics for Parents;1993, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p1
Discusses main reason why a child with an ear infection fails to respond to treatment with amoxicillin. Improper dosage intake; Alternative medicines in cases of amoxicillin allergy; Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid for chronic ear infections; `Family Practice News' periodical as source of information.
- Follow-up for ear infections. // Pediatrics for Parents;1994, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p3
Presents information from the periodical `Pediatrics,' on the necessity of follow-up visits for ear infection treatment. Study findings of the Harvard Community Health Plan; Parent prerogative in deciding further visits to the doctor.
- Doctor builds new outer ears for kids. // Current Science;9/8/95, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p14
Talks about the surgical skills of Dr. Robert Ruder in curing the disorder microtia, a disorder related to ears. Technique developed by Ruder.