Masatoshi Nakao

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Current prosthetic devices to restore hearing sense of patients with bilateral acoustic neuromas aren’t always effective, because we don’t have sufficient knowledge of the auditory pathways and the Cochlear Nucleus (CN) functions to stimulate the Cochlear Nucleus functionally. Our goals are to enhance our understanding of such functions and to develop(More)
We were concerned about the precision (i.e., consensus as to meaning) of adjectives and adverbs used to express frequency in the medical literature. We asked 103 physicians and 106 nonphysicians to assign to each of 22 such modifiers a percentage representing their understanding of the term. As indexed by the standard deviations, the degree of imprecision(More)