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BAPA Annual Meeting 2022

Author: Dr Amy Hughes, Specialty Community Paediatrician, Evelina Community Paediatrics, Lead for Hearing loss investigations in Lambeth I highly recommend the BAPA (British Association of Paediatricians in Audiology) and their conferences. I am new to this area as a paediatrician...

Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology – Second Edition

The authors of the Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology, as stated themselves, have striven to pen an exhaustive and academic textbook on audiology. In my view, it certainly meets their aim of being at a masters or doctoral level. However,...

Paediatric pain control post-tonsillectomy

The use of codeine in the paediatric population is widely debated since the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published warnings regarding overdose and death following the usage of codeine. Codeine is metabolised by the polymorphic cytochrome PY4502D6 (CYP2D6) in...

The Twilight Lectures 2022 by CYPAC - Lecture 3

The Twilight Lectures 2022: Virtual Paediatric Audiology Lectures The Children’s and Young People’s Audiology Centre (CYPAC) are excited to bring back The Twilight Lectures, an exciting series of live virtual presentations, covering emerging developments in the field of Paediatric Audiology....

Developing medical devices for children: opportunities and challenges

The development of medical devices for infants and children lags significantly behind the development of devices for adults. While in the United States the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set up incentives for developing child age-specific pharmaceuticals, there is...

The Twilight Lectures 2022 by CYPAC - Lecture 2

The Twilight Lectures 2022: Virtual Paediatric Audiology Lectures The Children’s and Young People’s Audiology Centre (CYPAC) are excited to bring back The Twilight Lectures, an exciting series of live virtual presentations, covering emerging developments in the field of Paediatric Audiology....

Symptom Oriented Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery – Three Volume Set

Symptom Oriented Otolaryngology is a three-volume set covering an extensive range of symptoms in otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery. The editorial team of Randal Morton, Zahoor Ahmad and Malcolm Giles from New Zealand, have been supported by an illustrious team...

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....

Investigations in the management of OSA in children

The purpose of this study was to pick up variation of practice across the UK in the assessment and management of children with suspected OSA, particularly with reference to pulse oximetry and polysomnography. A questionnaire-based survey revealed that preoperative pulse...

Spotlight on Africa: paediatric ENT focus

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) carries 24% of the global disease burden but employs only 3% of the world’s health workers [1]. Unique workforce considerations exist in SSA including a paucity of skilled health professionals and fluctuant political climates [1,2]. Shazia Peer...

Children with Hearing Loss: Developing Listening and Talking, Birth to Six - Third Edition

I was very excited to read this book as I have seen some of Carol Flexer’s presentations on the auditory brain and the concepts have fitted well into my paediatric rehabilitation clinics, especially in relating the complexities of hearing loss...