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Bringing space science to balance and tinnitus

Jameel Muzaffar is a specialist registrar in ENT surgery in the West Midlands. His research interests include applications of imaging to ENT. Chris Coulson is a consultant otologist, particularly interested in the development of technological solutions. He is part of...

AUDIOLOGY - In conversation with Gurjit Singh

Alex Griffiths-Brown chats with Dr Gurjit Singh about his career so far, aims for his time as President of the Canadian Academy of Audiology and his recently developed admiration for Andre Agassi… Dr Gurjit Singh. Tell us about your background,...

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,...

Supporting music listening through cochlear implant services – experience from a UK adult clinic on supporting musical engagement

The perception and enjoyment of music is central to many people’s lives. Harriet Crook (herself a cochlear implant recipient) tells us about important work in this area for people using hearing aids and CIs. There is now a wealth of...

ENT in this issue...Anaesthetics and ENT

Nick Crombie, BMedSci BMBS FRCA FIMC RCSEd RCPathME, Associate Medical Director (Governance); Consultant Trauma Anaesthetist; Honorary Researcher, National Institute for Health Research SRMRC: Clinical Lead for Resuscitation Services, QEHB, UK. E: Nicholas.Crombie@uhb.nhs.uk Plastic surgeons think we do endless crosswords. Orthopaedic...

Audiology in this issue...Current Topics in Tinnitus

Prof David Baguley, PhD, MBA,Professor of Hearing Sciences, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, University of Nottingham; Division of Clinical Neuroscience, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham; Nottingham Audiology Services, Nottingham University Hospitals Trust, Nottingham, UK. Until really quite recently, the...

EPSC 2022

Join us to interact with global key opinion leaders at the 7th Edition of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress (EPSC) 2022 which will be held on 20-22 January 2022 at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates in conjunction with...

The search for pharmacological treatments for hearing loss and tinnitus

Where are we in our search for a hearing restoration grail? Nicola Robas leads us through the map pieces discovered in creating a pharmaceutical answer to hearing loss and tinnitus. Together, hearing loss and tinnitus affect over one in six...

The Tarabichi – Stammberger Ear & Sinus Institute Course Scholarship

The Tarabichi – Stammberger Ear & Sinus Institute announces the 19th Annual Endoscopic Ear & Sinus and 1st Lateral Skull Base Hands-on Cadaveric Dissection Course, 29 March – 3 April 2020 at American Hospital & Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical...

Take part in the FAMOUS study

Could your clinic be one of 40 NHS sites across the UK to participate in the FAMOUS study? Organisers need your help to improve the assessment and management of adult hearing loss.

How well do different assessments of swallowing correlate with one another?

Swallowing (dys)function may be assessed by three key measures: 1. instrumental swallowing techniques such as the modified barium swallow (MBS) or videofluoroscopy; 2. functional measures of diet texture that patients can eat comfortably (usually rated by the clinician); and 3....

Acute otitis externa: what are the important outcomes?

Matthew Smith discusses a project looking at outcomes of acute otitis externa interventions, and how, going forward, the INTEGRATE team are working with patients to develop outcome measures. Acute otitis externa (AOE) is one of the most common conditions of...