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Award Winning Study: Perceptual and Neural Representation of Consonants in Hearing Impaired Listeners

In 2017, Yaqing Su, a summer intern with Starkey Hearing Technologies studied the perception of spoken consonants by hearing impaired listeners at the Acoustical...

2022 Hearing Technology Innovator Awards

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM), an online resource for hearing professionals and consumers with hearing loss, has announced a call for submissions for the third annual Hearing Technology Innovator Awards™. Through the annual awards programme, HHTM honours technological innovation...

Is epistaxis affected by the weather?

In this Bosnian study, the authors attempted to determine if air pressure, temperature and humidity had any effect on idiopathic epistaxis. The study took place over a three-year period and included 300 patients. A comparison was performed of meteorological data...

Objective Measures in Cochlear Implants

‘Objective Measures in Cochlear Implants’ is likely to appeal to audiologists working with cochlear implant recipients. However, the author has also included two introductory chapters covering the basics of a cochlear implant and signal delivery for those with less experience....

Audiology Practice Management

Brian J Taylor manages to skilfully compile a plethora of information relating to all aspects of audiology practice management. The author has cleverly formulated this book into bite-sized chunks which are easy to read, understand and follow. This book is...

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...

History of Hearing Device

Alex Griffiths-Brown, BSc(Hons), MRes, Senior Audiologist, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust, Shrewsbury, UK. E: alex.griffiths-brown@nhs.netTwitter: @griffithsbrown1 When I was asked to edit ENT&A Nov/Dec 2023 on the history of hearing devices, I knew it was going to be...

Advances in ear and hearing telehealth

Telehealth in ear (or tele-otology/tele-audiology) and hearing care has steadily increased as an area of both research and clinical interest over the past 15 years [1]. Driven by rapid advances in connected technologies and wide-ranging potential use cases, telehealth had...

General overview of endoscopic ear surgery: advantages and principles

The philosophy of endoscopic ear surgery presents surgeons with a tricky concept – does the magnificent view make up for the fact I need to operate with one hand? In this article, Jane Lea discusses the advantages of operating transcanal...

Audiology in this issue...Psychology (May/Jun19)

Alex Griffiths-Brown, BSc(Hons), MRes, Audiologist, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust, Shrewsbury, UK. E: alex.griffiths-brown@nhs.net@griffithsbrown1 Whether using ‘client centred counselling’ [1] when seeing adult hearing aid patients, employing motivational interviewing [2] during tinnitus consultations or considering the stages of...

Surgical and non-interventional management of laryngomalacia

In this elaborate review article, the authors have described various aspects of laryngomalacia and its surgical management with supraglottoplasty or otherwise, gleaned from an extensive review of the literature which provided evidence or the lack of it in relation to...

Patient-centred audiological rehabilitation: facilitating and hindering factors for implementation

Introduction Patient-centred care in the health sector is a worldwide concern [1, 2]. Patient-centred rehabilitation is characterised by availability, appropriateness, preference, and timelines [3]. A consensus report by the Institute of Medicine [4] defines a patient-centred approach as ‘providing care...