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Assessing Middle Ear Function in Infants

This book fills a significant void in the clinical literature. There are key reference texts for each area of clinical work which should be on every departmental bookshelf, and Assessing Middle Ear Function in Infants joins that list. It might...

ISOM 2019: 20th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media

Report by: Harvey Coates, Paediatric Otolaryngologist and Clinical Professor; Consultant ENT Surgeon. The 20th biennial meeting of the International Society for Otitis Media (ISOM) on Recent Advances in Otitis Media was held from 9-13 June, at Loew’s Hotel in Hollywood,...

Audiology in this issue... Paediatric Audiology Gamechangers (NovDec18)

Fifty years ago, the National Conference on Education of the Deaf followed up on the Babbidge Report of 1965, recognising the failure of oralism in deaf education. Because young, deaf children at that time did not have access to sound, they could not develop speech and language. Further, because children were identified at two years or later, early intervention was only a dream.

Hearing in Children (Sixth Edition)

The first edition of Hearing in Children by Northern and Downs was published 40 years ago. For many of us, the 1974 edition of this text provided the first comprehensive definition pediatric audiology. Subsequent editions of this book, with the...

Auditory Electrophysiology

It is a delight to read a new publication in this area. The editors have focused on the most commonly currently used auditory electrophysiological tests and included discussion and information on their various uses. The price is typical of what...

Women in Surgery: Lift as you climb

Report by: Maha Khan, ST5, Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust On the first rainy morning of autumn I made my way to the Royal College of General Practitioners, for the Royal College of Surgeons’ Women in Surgery section’s Lift As...

Medicine and Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney grew up in the 1940s. Infectious diseases – diphtheria, poliomyelitis, mumps, measles and rubella – were rife. Stepping Stones recalled talk among older neighbours of ‘a-waiting on’ when they were close to death. Aunts and uncles succumbed to...

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...

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...

Cochlear Implants: Principles & Practices

Cochlear implants: Principles & Practices describes the scientific foundations and the practices that underlie cochlear implants. This second edition has an expanded list of contributors and addresses the broad range of related topics that impact the field. The book addresses...

WHO calls for action from governments and their partners to stem the rise in hearing loss

Some 900 million people could suffer from disabling hearing loss by 2050, according to new estimates released by the World Health Organization on the occasion of World Hearing Day on 3 March. Currently 466 million people worldwide suffer from disabling...

Cochlear Implants, Third Edition

Cochlear Implants is now in its third edition with the last addition being published in 2006. With the third edition being published in 2014 there have been eight years of development and research to take in to account and as...