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The role of public health in addressing age-related hearing loss

Prevention and treatment of hearing loss needs to be viewed through a public health lens, but what does that look like? Kelly Reavis and colleagues explain the steps to addressing hearing healthcare from a public health perspective and why this...

Global CI Collaborative: Futures Forum - Webinar Series

The Global CI Collaborative presents a five-part global leadership webinar series that will explore the future of cochlear implantation following the global pandemic.

Student education grants for hearing conference

Frequency Therapeutics is offering student sponsorship for a second year to the Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference. The grant is open to any students currently pursuing a graduate-level degree (master's or doctorate) in audiology or a related discipline.

Deadline for ENT UK Global Health Fund

The ENT UK Global Health group was established six years ago as part of ENT UK, the professional membership body representing ENT and head and neck surgery in the UK. ENT UK Global Health promotes high-quality, sustainable ENT care in...

Medical Speech-Language Pathology: A Practitioner’s Guide

Medical Speech-Language Pathology: A Practitioner’s Guide is an informative and comprehensive guide to differential diagnosis, assessment and management of communication and swallowing disorders in the medical setting, which includes consideration of adult patients from early diagnosis to end of life....

Consulting with patients and providers: what should the future of aphasia therapy look like?

This article provides a description of what healthcare for people living with aphasia should and may look like in 10 years’ time. The authors have consulted with a group of people with aphasia and the lead of an aphasia advocacy...

Does teaching affect patient satisfaction?

Teaching practice on real patients has several advantages in terms of lower costs and genuine clinical material but it is often a concern that using real patients for undergraduate teaching may result in patient dissatisfaction and many patients would prefer...

Audiology in palliative care

The goal of palliation is to provide services that are centred on understanding the salient needs for the patient, maintaining quality of life and addressing any functional and supportive needs of the patient and those caring for them. The audiologist...

Choline PET-CT: an accurate diagnostic tool for the detection of parathyroid adenoma?

Hyperparathyroidism (HPT) is an endocrine disorder characterised by an increase in the secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH), with a resulting increase in calcium plasma levels, which can cause renal lithiasis, fractures, and osteoporosis, the most frequent symptoms of the disease....

What do SLTs do in palliative care?

The authors of this article highlight that the number of older people has increased significantly in the last two decades, and the number of people over 85 has doubled in Australia since 1996. They attribute this to improved lifestyle factors...

Now available in the UK - Firefly DE1250 Wireless USB Camera

Now available in the UK through specialist distributor Minim Healthcare, the excellent Firefly DE1250 Wireless USB Camera.

Romet announces new distributor in UK & Ireland. Additional distributors sought globally.

Tommy R. Dodson, President of Fountain Head Marketing dba Romet Electronic Larynx, is pleased to announce that Severn Healthcare Technologies Limited has been selected to become the exclusive authorised distributor of Romet branded electronic larynx devices in the UK & Ireland.