Cochlear Implants Presentation_SR_CM_PC

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 12/13/10 Cochlear Implants Peter Chunis Carlos Martinez Luna Scott Rich BB3101 [A10]
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12/13/10 The Cochlea Sensory Organ Part of the inner ear along with the semicircular canals Filled with fluids and lined with hair cells Houses the Organ of Corti Converts sound pressure impulses into electrical impulses which travel to the brain via the acoustic
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12/13/10 Conductive, Central, and Functional Sensorineural hearing loss Damaged hair cells along cochlear spiral Damaged auditory nerve Trauma Infection Drugs Congenital Disease Hearing Loss
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12/13/10 What is a Cochlear Implant? Small device that gives an alternate sense of hearing to the deaf and critically hard of hearing. Has an internal and an external component. Internal: Receiver and Electrode Circuit External: Microphone, Processor (with microphone behind ear), Transmitter (placed behind and above the ear) Use of a magnet keeps the external in place for the internal component.
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course BIO 3101 taught by Professor Dan during the Spring '10 term at Worcester.

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