Late Childhood And Adolescence

As the child grows, the ease and techniques of examining the ears and testing the hearing approach the methods used for adults. There are no ear abnormalities or variations of normal unique to this age group. Of course, parents of older children routinely refer to the normal condition of "selective deafness," defined as choosing to hear what the child wishes to hear.

and the area over the mastoid bone will be red, swollen, and tender.

Younger children who fail these screening maneuvers or who have speech delay should have audiometric testing.

H The Nose and Paranasal Sinuses

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Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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