Chris Sparkes

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Palatal snoring produces explosive peaks of sound at very low frequency (approximately 20 Hz). Using a digital sound trace a ratio of peak amplitude to root mean square amplitude can be calculated. This Peak Factor Ratio is significantly higher for palatal snores than non-palatal snores (P < 0.01). This acoustic method will be useful for selecting patients(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with functional motor disorder (FMD) including weakness and paralysis are commonly referred to physiotherapists. There is growing evidence that physiotherapy is an effective treatment, but the existing literature has limited explanations of what physiotherapy should consist of and there are insufficient data to produce evidence-based(More)
A post lingually deafened adult equilingual in Welsh and English, receive rehabilitation in both languages following cochlear implantation. Hearing acquisition was very similar in both languages, indicating that there is no need to vary the electrode coding strategy for different languages of Indo-European origin. The situation may be difficult for tonal(More)
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