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A Few Good Otoscopes

As a woman, I personally don’t need an entire arsenal of really great shoes but, at the end of the day, I need to have at least two to three go-to shoes.  As an audiologist, I never needed a thousand … Continue reading

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How do you CYA during Otoscopy?

When performing audiometric testing, thresholds are recorded on an audiogram. Immittance testing often yields a printed version of the tympanogram. Auditory evoked potential testing reports are typically accompanied by a copy of the corresponding waveforms. The electroacoustic performance of a … Continue reading

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Audiology Unplugged: the New Amico Otoscope Set

Annoyed with having to unscrew your otoscope handle so you can plug it into a wall outlet to recharge? While far more convenient than the standard AC outlet rechargeable handles, the cost of desk-charging otoscopes can get a little pricey. And, be sure to read … Continue reading

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Audiologists! Avoid This Common Specula Mistake

A speculum is not that complicated of an accessory although some confusion exists in terms of what brand may be used interchangeably with otoscopes made by different manufacturers.  Obviously, different specula are needed for specific otoscope heads regardless of manufacturer; for example, a speculum designed to fit a diagnostic … Continue reading

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HEY! WAKE UP, Audiologists! The Future is Here – guest post by Jerry L. Northern

I thoroughly enjoyed the AudiologyNOW! 2013 presentation from futurist, Jack Uldrich. His presentation has given me considerable cause during the past month to think about the future of audiology in light of his intriguing comments. Many of the health specialties that … Continue reading

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Audiology ToTT: Video otoscope isn’t just for otoscopy!

Based on feedback collected from subscribers and followers (YOUR Audiology Blog!), today’s post introduces the new blog  segment Audiology “ToTT“.  This feature is intended to provide Tips of The Trade (hence, “ToTT”) shared by Audiologists actively using products in their current practices.  As new … Continue reading

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Show Specials for Audiology & AudPeeps!

A new dri aid kit called the DRY-ALL AidDri (item #AIDDRI-78) dehumidifier will be on display at AudiologyNOW in Anaheim at the Oaktree Products booth (#1559).  It is comparable to the Super Dri Aid but costs much less.  This and other neat products will be on … Continue reading

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Use a Firefly for Otoscopy!

Looking for a video otoscope without breaking the bank? The new Firefly DE550 is the newest and most affordable digital wireless video otoscope available through Oaktree Products at just under $380.  With a dedicated wireless link and a 3 hour Lithium battery, the Firefly DE550 is … Continue reading

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