This section is devoted to reviewing the latest books in the fields of ENT and audiology. Our reviews are intended to provide useful guidance for end users who will find the books helpful in their day-to-day practice.
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Balance Function Assessment and Management – Third Edition

Now in its third edition, this textbook provides an extensive amount of up-to-date information on the assessment and management of the vestibular system. Four new editors have been recruited for this edition and all chapters have been reviewed and reorganised...

The Atlas of Cavityless Cholesteatoma Surgery: Volume I and II

The Atlas of Cavityless Cholesteatoma Surgery draws upon four decades of the authors’ experiences, based in the Jindal Institute in North India. Their aim is to showcase the inside out technique with obliteration of created mastoid cavities; and for the...

Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery – Fourth Edition

I was quite intrigued to receive this book, as the third edition was a book I had read cover to cover whilst a trainee, and was one of my core books. Initially, having a quick glance through, I could immediately...

Pocket Tutor Otolaryngology – Second Edition

The Pocket Tutor series has succeeded again with a visually different second edition of Otolaryngology. Mr Bhattacharyya has now joined with fellow ENT Consultant, Ms Ifeacho and ENT trainee, Mr Zhang, to produce a revised pocket companion fit for the...

Cochlear Implant Patient Assessment: Evaluation of Candidacy, Performance, and Outcomes – Second Edition

The second edition of Cochlear Implant Patient Assessment aims to become a point of reference for all professionals involved in assessing cochlear implant candidacy and interested in broadening their knowledge to maximise the hearing capabilities of their patients. This book...

Programming Cochlear Implants - Second Edition

Wolfe and Schafer open their second edition with up-to-date images of brand-specific devices and show various configurations and customisations available to the recipient. For the audiologist, they introduce highly relevant topics such as polar plots for microphones, array types and...

Cholesteatoma and Ear Surgery

The book Cholesteatoma and Ear Surgery is a selection of papers and presentations, including round tables and symposia, that constitute the proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Cholesteatoma and Ear surgery, a highly successful meeting that attracted over 1000...

Basic Otorhinolaryngology – Second Edition

The second edition of Thieme’s Basic Otorhinolaryngology, as the name suggests, is indeed a step-by-step learning guide for medical students and physicians seeking basic information related to the subject. It comes in an easy-to-learn and user-friendly format, introducing the reader...

Landmark Papers in Otolaryngology

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge” says Peter Rea in his foreword to this book. He is quoting Albert Einstein, of course, and also introducing this book with a delightfully...

Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery Book Review

This concise pocket-sized textbook aims to provide a practical reference that clinicians can use in every day otological and skull base practice. The senior author, Derald Brackmann, is one of the leading neurotologists of the modern era and, together with...

Surgery for Cochlear and Other Auditory Implants

Make no mistake, this is a big book. Admittedly it’s not as big as Scott-Brown, which Liam Flood couldn’t carry from his office to his car without resting several times, but it’s still a whopping beast. Measuring 32cm in height...

Audiology Answers for Otolaryngologists

Audiology Answers for Otolaryngologists aims to provide a grounding in audiology for otolaryngology residents and other professionals allied to audiology, who would otherwise have limited exposure to clinical audiology. It is written by senior audiologists at Washington University School of...