Chemotherapy and Audiology 2015

  Learning the effects of chemotherapy medications and the proper procedure for monitoring ototoxicity during cancer treatment can be a good way for an audiology practice to differentiate itself from other practices in the area.  Due to our practice’s new relationship with a local cancer treatment center, we have encountered numerous cases of ototoxicity from cancer treatment…

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New Generation Aminoglycosides?

A great advancement in medication was made on October 19, 1943 in the laboratory of Selman Abraham Waksman at Rutgers University by Albert Schatz, a graduate student. Waksman and his laboratory discovered several antibiotics, including actinomycin, clavacin, streptothricin, streptomycin, grisein, neomycin, fradicin, candicidin, candidin, and others. Two of these, streptomycin and neomycin, found extensive application in…

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