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Otoscope (Overview)

The otoscope is the device doctors use to look in the ear.


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How do you turn on an otoscope?

How do you turn on an otoscope?

Otoscope: Depends if it is battery operated or operated by electrical power. ...Read more

Otoscope (Overview)

The otoscope is the device doctors use to look in the ear.


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Where can I buy otoscope in orlando?

Otoscope: Here's a link to distributors of welch-allyn, a leading maker of otoscopes near orlando. Source(s): http://www.Welchallyn.Com/apps/partners/…. ...Read more

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Where can I purchase an otoscope - preferably from a shop as opposed to on-line?

Otoscope: Here's a link to distributors of welch-allyn, a leading maker of otoscopes near orlando. Source(s): http://www.Welchallyn.Com/apps/partners/…. ...Read more

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The "otoscope" is used by doctors to examine which part of the body?

The "otoscope" is used by doctors to examine which part of the body?

Ear: Oto = ear, scope = to see/look. Otoscopes are used to look in the ears. They can also be used to look in the mouth/throat. It's basically as specialized flashlight. ...Read more

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Is a single otoscope/ophthalmoscope set better than a double?

Is a single otoscope/ophthalmoscope set better than a double?

Depends on use: Depends on your planned usage. If dedicated to one or the other then a single set may be better suited. Both work equally well. ...Read more

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Which is better, a single or a double otoscope/ophthalmoscope set?

Practical vs necessa: Obviously having to switch between two heads is practical if you are carrying them, but in the office, it is much better to have dual separate otoscope and ophthalmoscope in the examination room. As a resident, i needed the interchangable devices, but now little need. ...Read more

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Doctor bumped my eardrum with an otoscope, should he?

Doctor bumped my eardrum with an otoscope, should he?

Is there a question: I'm not sure what your question is. It is not rare to bump into the ear drum with an otoscopic speculum. This is not dangerous in the least. ...Read more

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Doctor bumped my eardrum with an otoscope, should I be concerned?

Probably not: Unless you have significant pain or decreased hearing there is usually nothing to worry about. ...Read more