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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Eardoc Device (Overview)

The EarDoc is a simple vibrating device placed behind the ear to help relieve ear pain and perhaps help cure the ear infection by aiding the drainage of infected fluid from the ear. For more information, see: www.eardoc.info.


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What is a clinical medical device trial and how is it conducted?

What is a clinical medical device trial and how is it conducted?

Research on people: This is a clinical trial to test a new device in humans. The device could be a new kind of metal rod for back surgery, an Insulin pump, etc. The device must be reasonably safe and the research must be approved by a board dedicated to ensure patient safety (irb). The device is used and compared to similar devices that have been in use. It can take many years to get results. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
5 doctors shared insights

Eardoc Device (Overview)

The EarDoc is a simple vibrating device placed behind the ear to help relieve ear pain and perhaps help cure the ear infection by aiding the drainage of infected fluid from the ear. For more information, see: www.eardoc.info.


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Can you tell me any devices that stop stuttering/stammering?

Can you tell me any devices that stop stuttering/stammering?

You can read about : the pros & cons of electronic devices like SpeechEasy on http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/pages/stutter.aspx. There are no long-term scientific studies yet to show consistent efficacy in "real world" situations. They are very expensive & require a great deal of conditioning. Commercially, they are not marketed as a cure. There are more testimonials than scientific proof at this time. ...Read more

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Have any information or reviews about home devices for biofeedback?

Have any information or reviews about home devices for biofeedback?

Be cautious.: There are many devices on the market that claim to be biofeedback devices. Start by reading the article "how to distinguish legitimate biofeedback/neurofeedback devices" at www.Bcia.Org. If you want effective biofeedback training, find a certified therapist through www.Bcia.Org or www.Aapb.Org. Let that person help you find an appropriate home device. ...Read more

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Wife had tkr. Didn't work - device is loose and has in pain when walks. Second tkr has how much lower chance of success? How find top expert(s)/program in nation to advise on/do most effective 2ndtkr?

Wife had tkr. Didn't work - device is loose and has in pain when walks. Second tkr has how much lower chance of success? How find top expert(s)/program in nation to advise on/do most effective 2ndtkr?

Excellent prognosis: Make sure what is causing pain. Loose, infected, unstable, fracture, kneecap, ...? Most arthroplasty surgeons should be well able to do this uncomplicated revision. Excellent chance for success but first must know what to change. Revising in the same technique will not help. Find a local arthroplasty surgeon to find the specific problem and then have her made well. ...Read more

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I was offered to purchase a personal full 12 lead ECG device that works with my iphone and send ECG by email to a doc. Would your recommend it?

I was offered to purchase a personal full 12 lead ECG device that works with my iphone and send ECG by email to a doc. Would your recommend it?

More information : Most citizens have no need for a home ECG machine that transmits to a doc. If your clinical condition is such that you ECG is likely or expected to change, and early recognition is important, then this may be a good investment for you. ...Read more

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What are the components of metal-on-metal hip replacement device? How do you know if these device may produce complications?

What are the components of metal-on-metal hip replacement device? How do you know if these device may produce complications?

Depends: The components are the same as any other hip replacement (except made of metal - cobalt chromium): an acetabular cup, and a femoral head which is attached to a femoral stem. Usually the first sign of problems would be localized pain and sweling. If the problem persists, then systemic symptoms may occur such as altered mental status. Have a frank discussion with your surgeon about your concerns. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any device to detect intensity of pain?

Please let me know if there is any device to detect intensity of pain?

Pain intensity: There is no device currently in use to objectively measure pain. Pain is subjective to the person experiencing it and cannot be accurately be assessed by another person. ...Read more

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Is it painful to get intrauterine device?

Is it painful to get intrauterine device?

Yes not too much: Insertion is mildly painful not heavy pain pain lasts few minutes only. ...Read more

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