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otoscopy

 [o-tos´kah-pe]
examination of the external acoustic meatus with an otoscope.

o·tos·co·py

(ō-tos'kŏ-pē),
Inspection of the ear, especially of the eardrum.
[oto- + G. skopeō, to view]

otoscopy

(ō-tŏs′kə-pē)
n.
Examination of the ear by means of an otoscope.

otoscopy

[ōtos′kəpē]
Etymology: Gk, ous, ear, skopein, to view
an inspection of the tympanic membrane and other parts of the outer ear with an otoscope, an instrument for examining the drum membrane.

o·tos·co·py

(ō-tos'kŏ-pē)
Inspection of the ear, especially of the drum membrane.
[oto- + G. skopeō, to view]

o·tos·co·py

(ō-tos'kŏ-pē)
Inspection of the ear.
[oto- + G. skopeō, to view]

otoscopy,

n viewing or inspecting the tympanic membrane and other parts of the outer ear with an otoscope.

otoscopy

examination of the external acoustic meatus with an otoscope.
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They can also be used for otoscopy because they have high-quality video cameras, and for remotely controlling devices such as audiometers, tympanometers, and hearing aids.
The guidelines also emphasize pneumatic otoscopy to ensure the presence of a middle-ear effusion, calling the pneumatic otoscope the "standard tool" for diagnosing otitis media.
Pain is often disproportional to changes seen at otoscopy.
Joseph Touma of Huntington have written an excellent resource, Atlas of Otoscopy, Plural Publishing, Inc.
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Tympanometry combined with otoscopy increases the sensitivity and specificity of the diagnosis of COME to more than 90%.
Newborns referred for diagnostic audiological evaluation following a referral after hearing screenings will undergo a complete diagnostic audiology evaluation including an otoscopy and tympanometry.
Hearing impairment Assess auditory thresholds, impedance testing, and otoscopy at least once every two years.
This edition includes numerous new citations, and a CD-ROM with color figures and animations to aid in performing otoscopy.
Otoscopy reveals ear canal otorrhea, erythema and edema causing canal narrowing (Fig.
He/she will give her an otoscopy (a routine examination of the ear canal) and determine the cause of the pain.