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Compact otoscope.

Welch Welch , William Henry 1850-1934.

American pathologist and bacteriologist who discovered the bacteria that causes gas gangrene.
 Allyn's CompacVideo[TM] Otoscope otoscope /oto·scope/ (o´to-skop) an instrument for inspecting or auscultating the ear.

 is small, easy to use, and affordable (under $1,000). The entire video otoscope is no larger than a standard Welch Allyn Welch Allyn, Inc. was founded in 1915 and is today a leading manufacturer of innovative medical diagnostic and therapeutic devices, cardiac defibrillators, patient monitoring systems, and miniature precision lamps.  optical otoscope head and is entirely self-contained. This means no separate light boxes, video processors, fiberoptic cables, and messy connections. As opposed to other systems that occupy precious space and cannot be transported, the CompacVideo Otoscope fits in the palm of the hand.

The CompacVideo Otoscope is as easy to use as any standard optical otoscope. Users simply attach the instrument head to an existing 3.5v Welch Allyn battery handle and connect it to a TV, Monitor or Computer Video Capture card See video capture board. . There is no need to white-balance, no focus required, and there are no other connections to make--only a single cord from the video otoscope head to the TV. And since audiologists and hearing aid dispensers A hearing aid dispenser is a person licensed to prescribe and dispense hearing aids.

Hearing Aid Dispensers provide testing for the purpose of supplying hearing aids to individuals with hearing loss.
 are already familiar with Welch Allyn's standard otoscopes, there is no learning curve required for the product.
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Publication:Ear, Nose and Throat Journal
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 1, 2000
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