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  • Cochlear Implant The Cochlear
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    The Cochlear Implant The cochlear implant is possibly one of the greatest inventions designed to benefit the deaf community. Cochlear implant is a device implanted internally behind a deaf persons ear with an external microphone, and is designed to provide artificial sounds to people who have nerve deafness in both ears and show no ability to understand speech through hearing aids. Since the development of the cochlear implant in the 1960's, more than 10,000 people worldwide have been implanted ...
  • Implants A Cochlear
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    Cochlear Implants A cochlear implant is an electronic device that restores hearing for people anywhere from hard of hearing to the profoundly deaf. The cochlear implant is surgically implanted under the skin behind the ear. The surgeon puts the electrode array inside the inner ear and than inside the cochlea. The implant works by a device outside the ear, which rests on the skin behind the ear. It is held upright by a magnet and is also connected by a lead to a sound professor. What happens when...
  • Controversy Concerning The Implantation Of Deaf Children
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    The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man". George Bernard Shaw What is a Cochlear Implant and Why Does the Deaf Community Oppose It A cochlear implant is an electronic device designed to provide useful hearing and improved communication ability to individuals who are profoundly deaf. For those with profound hearing loss, hearing aids provide little, if any, benefi...
  • Deaf Patient Hear The Slightest Sound
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    Introduction: I decided to do a researched-based project. Since I was a young child I have been fascinated by the Hearing Impaired. Recently there has been much controversy in the Deaf community over the use of Cochlear Implants in pre-lingual deaf children. I took this assignment as an opportunity to take a closer look into the world of hearing aids and Cochlear Implants. Since I was in high school I have known what I wanted to do with my life: Work with the hearing impaired to better their com...
  • Cochlears Market Share
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    1. Issues Should they increase or decrease the price Should they invest in marketing their implant better Should they use the extra capacity to launch a children model or a cheaper second one 2. Background Company In 1979, Nucleus Limited, a local company specializing in cardiac pacemakers and diagnostics ultrasound imaging equipment was chosen to commercialize an implanting hearing devices into the cochlea, or inner ear, invented by the University of Melbourne, Australia. By September 1982, the...

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