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Reviewing Meniere’s disease

This was a sizeable literature review (93 references) of not only the office-based treatments for Meniere’s disease but also the various aetiological theories regarding it. They also highlight the amended International Criteria for Meniere’s disease diagnosis (2015), comparing it against...

Atlas of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery

This surgical textbook has a target audience of otolaryngology consultants carrying out basic and advanced rhinological procedures. It is also suited to otolaryngology trainees and fellows. Although it would provide a useful reference text for otolaryngology consultants I found it...

Paediatric hearing following chemotherapy

This study examined the effect of platinum compounds on hearing in 104 children with solid tumours. As would be expected, this group was heterogeneous and included a range of ages, tumour types, chemotherapeutic agents and dosing regimens. Age-appropriate audiometry was...

Alternative listening devices: reaching the places hearing aids don’t

The stigma surrounding hearing aids means that many people who would benefit from wearing them are put off from doing so. Alternative listening devices could provide the solution to this. David Maidment discusses these devices, their effectiveness and the impact...

Hearing technology manufacturers seek input from audiologists with new advisory panel

The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has announced that it is bringing together a panel of experts in audiology that they will consult twice a year. Their aim is to ensure the technology developed by their members...

Hearing intervention to prevent dementia

People with hearing impairment have an increased risk of incident all-cause dementia proportional to the severity of loss compared to those with normal hearing. Treating hearing impairment may therefore serve to slow or prevent the onset of cognitive decline. This...

BSHAA celebrates female audiologists on International Women’s Day

The British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA) is celebrating International Women’s Day on 8 March by putting the spotlight on some of its female members. BSHAA is the professional body that represents independent audiologists, the highly qualified professionals who...

Applications open for 2020 European Audiologist of the Year Award

The hunt for Europe’s top audiologist has begun as online entries open for this year’s ‘European Audiologist of the Year’ competition. Now in its 13th year, the competition offers the opportunity for audiologists from...

ADA (Academy of Doctors of Audiology) AuDacity Convention 2019

Report By: Kaley Babich, Audiology Doctoral Student, 4th Year, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL ‘It's often the smallest acts that make the largest impact.’ These 10 words capture the overarching theme I took away from the 2019 AuDacity Conference,...

Hyperacusis and Disorders of Sound Intolerance: Clinical and Research Perspectives

Hyperacusis and other forms of decreased sound tolerance (DST) is an area that many ENT/audiological colleagues would deem as ‘woolly’. This is due to a lack of understanding behind the mechanism of the symptoms, a lack of evidence-based assessment tools...

Tinnitus and leisure noise

Tinnitus attracts large interest among researchers all over the world due to its negative psychological side-effects. Researchers from the National Acoustic Laboratory (NAL) tested life-time noise exposure and its influence on the tinnitus experience in 1435 young Australians from various...

Cochlear implantation in elderly candidates and effect on quality of life

The authors aimed to assess the improvement in quality of life (QoL) of cochlear implant patients over 60 and its relation to audiometric benefits. An observational retrospective study was conducted on 26 individuals older than 60. The outcome was compared...