13Disorders of the ear What instruments are used to examine the ear? What specialist studies the ears, nose, and throat?
14Disorders of the ear External otitis Discuss what you see in this picture? (Besides a Q-tip!)What causes external otitis?How can it be prevented?
15Normal tympanic membrane Disorders of the earOtitis mediaWhat is otitis media?Who is most atrisk of havingotitis media? Why?What are the treatment options?Normal tympanic membraneOtitis mediaMyringotomy
16Disorders of the ear Otosclerosis What is it? Oto- sclerosis What causes it?Why is a stapedectomy useful in treating otosclerosis?
17Disorders of the ear Meniere’s disease What are the symptoms of Meniere’s disease?What causes these symptoms?How is it treated?
18Disorders of the ear Tinnitus Tinnitus is a symptom, not a disorder. What is tinnitus?Explain this statement:Tinnitus is a symptom, not a disorder.
19Disorders of the ear Presbycusis What is presbycusis? Who is most likely to develop presbycusis?What is the difference betweenconductive hearing loss andsensory hearing loss?How can they be treated?
20Testing for hearing loss http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BQFKnP-7Qg Rinne testWeber testCompare these two tests.How are they diagnostic?
21Structure, Functions and Disorders of the Ear The End