SHOEBOX Solution

The SHOEBOX Solution: Hardware, Software, Services, and Support

Audiology and ENT Clinics, Audiometry, Family Practice and Pediatricians, Hearing Conservation, Hearing Health, Hearing Services, Humanitarian, Research

Tablet technology is revolutionizing almost every industry. That’s why we chose the iPad as the platform for our audiometer. And although the tablet format makes it unique, our software is what makes it disruptive. The beauty of software is that it keeps getting better and allows us to continue to innovate. But the audiometer is only one component of our full solution.

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audiology conferences in 2018

12 Audiology Conferences to Attend in 2018

Audiology and ENT Clinics, Audiometry, Hearing Conservation, Hearing Health, Hearing Services, Humanitarian, Ototoxicity Monitoring, Research

Here we are, already 3 months into 2018 and I’m only now sitting down to write the article. It’s been a hectic start to the year. But the bulk of events that we attend happen in the spring and again in the fall. So now seems a good time to capture the audiology conferences in 2018 that we are both committed to, and considering.

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What Is Included in a Comprehensive Hearing Evaluation?

Audiology and ENT Clinics, Audiometry, Family Practice and Pediatricians, Hearing Health, Hearing Services

Hearing health professionals perform multiple tests as part of a comprehensive hearing evaluation. The methods used vary based on the age of the person, the environment, and the purpose of the test. Read on to familiarize yourself with what test might be performed at your next hearing appointment. You have one scheduled, right?

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What Is – and How To Perform – a Biological Calibration

Audiology and ENT Clinics, Audiometry, Corporate Wellness, Family Practice and Pediatricians, Hearing Conservation, Hearing Health, Hearing Services, Humanitarian, Ototoxicity Monitoring, Research, School Screening

Audiometers are very precise electronic instruments used for testing human hearing.  They are regulated by ANSI/ASA S3.6-2010, which is the standard that provides the specifications and tolerances for such devices. To ensure that your audiometer continues to function accurately and conform to the standard, it is necessary for you to routinely check and verify the audiometer. Called a biological calibration or verification, these checks are performed to confirm that the system is free of any defects that might erroneously impact test results.

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Long Term Effects of Pediatric Ear Infections

Audiometry, Family Practice and Pediatricians, Hearing Health, Hearing Services

Roughly 80% of children will have at least one ear infection before the age of three. Almost all of them will fall victim to at least one before they turn six. And they are the most common reason why parents bring their children to the doctor’s office. Although anyone can develop an ear infection, children, and particularly those under seven years of age, are particularly susceptible. Left untreated, the long term consequences can be surprising, and severe.

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