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Making audiology work during COVID-19 and beyond

‘New normal’ is another phrase that has become synonymous with this pandemic. In this article, consideration for ‘low-touch’ and ‘no touch’ audiological pathways are described for adoption as the ‘new normal’ for hearing healthcare. The COVID-19 crisis has ushered in...

RSM Laryngology & Rhinology: the year ahead

As the president of the RSM’s Laryngology & Rhinology Section for the 2022-23 academic year, my aim is to centre the education programme around our trainees, with a real emphasis on inspiring the future generation of ENT surgeons.

Cochlear implants: recipient stories

The most powerful evidence for the remarkable achievements made with cochlear implants over 40 years comes from the life-changing, personal stories of those who have benefited from the technology. James Rylance I first noticed a problem with hearing when I...

In conversation with Professor Erwin Offeciers: The countdown to BACO 2015 continues

The countdown to BACO 2015 continues Scientific Programme Planner, Professor Shak Saeed, catches up with Keynote Speaker, Professor Erwin Offeciers, who talks about the vital balance between evidence-based medicine and experience-based knowledge. We hear he unwinds by playing piano and...

Inter-professional teamwork and hearing care for older adults with cognitive loss

There is growing awareness that hearing loss is linked to dementia [1]. The average first-time hearing aid user is about 70 years old. By this age, approximately 1 in 2 people have hearing loss and 1 in 7 have cognitive...

Textbook of Nasal Tip Rhinoplasty: Open Surgical Techniques

Anyone interested in nasal aesthetic, reconstruction and function will find this an essential read, but also an excellent surgical manual. As the title states, it is dedicated to unravelling the complexity of tip surgery, one of the challenging aspects of...

In conversation with Paul Surridge, BIHIMA Chair

With the launch of an exciting new toolkit for GPs and global challenges to the hearing instrument market, it seemed a timely opportunity to catch up with Paul Surridge, BIHIMA Chair, for a virtual coffee and chat about the industry....

Hearing Science Fundamentals – Second Edition

The second edition of Hearing Science Fundamentals is a simply and clearly written introductory text, ideal for students beginning their training. It covers topics ranging from anatomy and physiology to auditory perception. This edition includes nine new chapters in addition...

Rock Steady: Healing Vertigo or Tinnitus with Neuroplasticity

Rock Steady guides the reader through a change in attitude towards chronic tinnitus or imbalance. The premise is that changes in the human body are an inevitable part of life, through trauma, ageing and illness. These changes can produce sensations...

Auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder

This is a concise summary of auditory neuropathy and current knowledge of the disorder through review of a recently published article. The terminology of this hearing disorder implies the site of the lesion is neural; however the characteristic electrophysical signature...

International classification of BPPV

In the past few years, the Bárány Society has made great strides in defining and classifying vestibular disorders along the lines of the international classification of diseases. This article addresses the diagnostic criteria for BPPV, the commonest cause of vertigo....

Management of metastatic neck disease

This article publishes the findings of a recent expert-led evidence based management symposium in the UK with recommendations according to the SIGN level of evidence and grading. The article neatly summarises the key points, and its clarity despite the complexity...