International Research Journal of Otolaryngology


Research Article of International Research Journal of Otolaryngology FAMILY AND DEAF: HOW DO YOU COMMUNICATE? Mirtes Queiroz de Alencar Melo1 *; Bruna Santiago Lira2; Karolyne Rayane de Oliveira e Andrade3; Milka Laenya Oliveira da Silva4; Rafaely Ribeiro Dantas5; Thaís Priscila de Lima Oliveira 6 1 Student of Speech-Language Pathology at Universidade São Miguel - PE 2 Psychologist by UFCG-PB, specialist in Neuropsychology; 3 Phonoaudiologist, graduated from the University Center of João Pessoa-PB; 4 Phonoaudiologist, graduated from the University Center of João Pessoa-PB; 5 Speech therapist, graduated from the University Center of João Pessoa-PB; 6 Psychologist by UFCG-PB, specialist in Neuropsychology; INTRODUCTION: Human hearing is part of a very specialized system, only in humans this system allows the processing of acoustic events, such as speech (FRAZZA et al, 2000). Hearing loss occurs when there is some type of alteration in the structures that make up the auditory system and this loss can be of different degrees and types depending on the affected location (CORMEDI, 2012). In most cases of children who have been diagnosed with deafness, it is necessary to stimulate speech therapy because this is the beginning of the process to acquire language in these individuals, since communication between family members and deaf people often becomes difficult (BOSCOLO , SANTOS, 2005). OBJECTIVES: To analyze the conception of family members about how to communicate with the deaf, identifying the means they use to communicate. METHODOLOGY: This research is a descriptive, field study, with quantitative and qualitative nature. Data collection was of a systematic nature, using as a selection criterion 10 (ten) family members, determined by convenience, who attend the Educational Audiology sector of the Clinic School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at UNIPÊ-PB. The instrument used was a structured questionnaire with 7 (seven) objective and 1 (one) subjective questions. As a ...


Research Article of International Research Journal of Otolaryngology DESIGN ON AMPLIFICATION APPARATUS SONORA INDIVIDUAL: THE VISION OF DEAF PATIENTS EXECUTIVES Andrielle Gomes de Oliveira1 *; Artemisia Ruth Arruda Lucena Veras2; Bruna Santiago Lira3; Karolyne Rayane de Oliveira e Andrade4; Thaís Priscila de Lima Oliveira5; Rafaely Ribeiro Dantas6 1Discente of the course of Speech-Language Pathology at São Miguel University-PE; 2Fonoaudiologist, master and lecturer of the Speech-Language Pathology course at Universidade São Miguel-PE;3 Psychologist from UFCG-PB, specialist in Neuropsychology; 4Personalized speech therapist from the University Center of João Pessoa-PB; 5Psychologist by UFCG-PB, specialist in Neuropsychology; 6Fonouditologist graduated by the University Center of João Pessoa-PB. Introduction: The sense of hearing is very important for human communication. Hearing loss makes the individual limited or incapacitated to play his role in society. One of the instruments used for auditory rehabilitation is the individual sound amplification apparatus (ISAA). Objectives: To investigate the deaf patients’ conception of the benefits of the individual sound amplification device (ISAA), in addition to identifying the information they have about ISAA.Methods: Field research of the descriptive type in which a structured questionnaire was applied with seven objective questions and a subjective one according to all the ethical aspects provided by Resolution No. 466/12 of the CNS / MS. The same was addressed to four (4) persons responsible for deaf patients who use ISAA in their daily lives and who follow up at the Clinical School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Centro Universitário de João Pessoa-PB. Results: According to the research participants, it was observed that the hearing aid provided benefits to the deaf in terms of improved sound perception, oral language development, socialization of the deaf with the listening society, improvement in socialization of the deaf with another deaf and in the ability of the deaf to read. Conclusion: The use ...

Clinical Conduct for a Bruxist Patient: Clinical Case Report

Review Article of International Research Journal of Otolaryngology Clinical Conduct for a Bruxist Patient: Clinical Case Report 1 A. Araújo S.S.1; Trindade M.O.2; Arruda F.E.P.3; Fernandes G.A.4 1,3,4 Estudante do Curso de Odontologia – UFPE; 2Docente do Departamento de Prótese e Cirurgia Buco Facial – UFPE Introduction: Sleep bruxism is an activity of stereotyped movements promoted by the subconscious in the masticatory system that includes the functions of clenching and / or grinding, where neuromuscular protection mechanisms are absent, which can lead to damages to the masticatory system and temporomandibular disorders. Aim: This article aims to demonstrate conducts used in a clinical case to assist in similar case planning. Case report: A 58-year-old male patient required an appointment at the Federal University of Pernambuco integrated dentistry clinic, presenting a complaint of pain in the face region and lack of adaptation with prostheses, he had posterior maxillary edentulism, loss of vertical dimension and severe wear on the remaining teeth. The anamnesis was made in his initial clinical examination, later, was prepared the diagnostic wax-up, the waxing was moulded with condensation silicone for restoration in composite resin with prefabricated pins. Afterward the molding were made to prepare removable partial dentures for the patient. In the old prostheses overlays were prepared to slide between them forming a type of plaque, reprogramming the jaw and avoiding that the patient destroyed the already made restorations. In the following session, the well-adapted prostheses were delivered and the occlusal adjustment was properly performed with intraoral test. Results: The patient reported aesthetic improvement, total pain reduction and better adaptation with the prostheses, he also related comfort in using them. Conclusion: It is possible to perform the rehabilitation of partial edentulous bruxers, approximating the patient to his or her centric relation, without the necessity of plaques and maintaining a quality ...

Rehabilitation and Treatment of Patients With Treacher Collins Syndrome

Review Article of International Research Journal of Otolaryngology Rehabilitation and Treatment of Patients With Treacher Collins Syndrome Leal A.J.G¹; Abreu A.M.A²; Moreira J.F.M.A³; Moura N.F⁴, Arruda H.S⁵ ¹²³⁴Estudante do Curso de Odontologia – UFPE; ⁵Pesquisador do Departamento de Histologia/Embriologia da UFPE Introduction: Treacher Colling syndrome or mandibulo facial dysostosi is a malformation craniofacial that affects bones and face tissues. It’s considered a multifactorial are genetic disease. Objectives: Realize a review highlightening many ways of treatment and rehab of the pacients, whose purpose is to improve the pacient’s quality of life and welfare. Methodology: All the research was realized based on the informaction collected in another arcticles published in internacional magazines, review of cases and clinics cases linked to the syndrome, found on SciELO, MEDLINE, DT Science. Results: The treatment from the sequelae of Treacher Collins syndrome is directed to correction and rehabilitation of the existing derformities. Started since prenatal phase, guied the family about the parcticularities of the anomaly and the necessary caring throughout life. The pacients need numerous surgeries until the adult phase to your rehab. Preoperative planning and stratification of the surgical procedure are extremely important for the final results and pacient rehab. Conclusions: From a multidisciplinary team, which the professionals work together, aim to turn the pacient’s life better, either in the physical area, a esthetical or psychological. Keywords: Mandibulo facial dysostosi, micrognathism, coloboma ...

Prof. Jurek Olszewski, MD, PhD
Dean of Military Medical Faculty Medical University of Lodz, Representative of Poland in European Federation of Audiology Societies, Clinical Committee Member of Polish Academy of Sciences, Voivodship Consultant in Otorhinolaryngology, Head of Department of Otolaryngology, Laryngological Oncology, Audiology and Phoniatrics Medical University of Lodz

Dr. Ioannis Vlastos
Consultant Otolaryngologist: Euroclinic and Iaso Children’s Hospitals, Athens, Greece

Dr. Jadranka Handzic
Professor of Otolaryngology and Audiology, University Clinical Hospital Centre and Medical School “Zagreb”

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial-Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Infanta Cristina, Avenida de Elvas s/n, 06080, Badajoz (Spain)

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