This section is devoted to reviewing the latest books, CDs and DVDs 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.
Authors who would like their books reviewed in this section or publishers interested in having their books reviewed should contact Francesca McCabe by email on francesca@pinpoint-scotland.com

The Hearing Sciences – Second Edition

This book proved to be a very interesting read. Aimed at undergraduate students, I feel that it delivers the key concepts of the hearing sciences in a straightforward manner for this audience. The text covers all aspects of hearing sciences,...

Salivary Gland Neoplasms

Salivary Gland Neoplasms is another useful addition to the Advances in Otolaryngology series. This issue (Vol 78) sees Prof Patrick Bradley (Nottingham) and David Eisele (Baltimore) co-edit a 206-page edition, nicely divided into 23 chapters, covering basics like molecular pathology,...

Advanced Caucasian and Mediterranean Rhinoplasty

This is a single author text book written by Peter Lohuis from Utrecht, and therefore differs from the majority of multi-author rhinoplasty texts. The book is essentially therefore a comprehensive ‘how I do it’ from first consultation through to patient...

Understanding Childhood Hearing Loss – Whole Family Approaches to Living and Thriving

Brian Fligor is an experienced paediatric audiologist working in America. This book was written for the hearing impaired child and their family to demystify the technical and emotional aspects of hearing loss and the journey from diagnosis through to adolescents....

Audiology Science to Practice - Second Edition

Steven Kramer has released the second edition to this popular textbook in order to remain in sync with the developments and changes in the audiology profession over the last five years. The textbook has retained many concepts from the first...

Total Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

This single volume, 1098 page book with 667 illustrations, covers all aspects of otolaryngology in both theory and practice. Compiled together by a team of world renowned co-editors from North America, as well as authors from differing specialities, this book...

Quality in Audiology: Design and Implementation of the Patient Experience

In Quality in Audiology, Dr Brian Taylor has grappled with an aspect of audiology about which I am passionate, and in doing this he has covered a lot of ground. He starts by trying to define quality – which in...

Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management - Second edition

In the current NHS climate of pressure on patient throughput, offset against new technology – and plasticity - driven practice, we need to use time and skills effectively. This book is a comprehensive guide to practical applications in paediatric audiology....

The Human Ear Canal

If ever a book aptly lived up to its name, it would be ‘The Human Ear Canal’ by Dr Ballachandra. Not once straying from its path, this second edition aims to take the reader on a somewhat tangential tour of...

Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery: Clinical reference guide - Fourth Edition

This textbook, well known to North American residents, is now in its fourth edition. It has been extensively revised to include more up-to-date topics, such as robotic surgery, sleep medicine and paediatric otolaryngology. Authors Raza Pasha and Justin Golab aim...

Objective Measures in Cochlear Implants

‘Objective Measures in Cochlear Implants’ is likely to appeal to audiologists working with cochlear implant recipients. However, the author has also included two introductory chapters covering the basics of a cochlear implant and signal delivery for those with less experience....

Head and Neck Vascular Anomalies: A Practical Case-Based Approach

I was genuinely delighted when this book arrived for review. Usually I get something on vertigo which props up one end of the book case gathering dust. A quick skim through this instantly told me the section editor had blessed...

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