Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery


The CD-ROM originally supplied with Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Seventh Edition is not supported on current operating systems but we now have an ebook edition available instead which features the same content and functionality as the CD-ROM.The ebook is in VitalBookTM format. You can download this ebook to your computer, access it anywhere with an internet browser or download free apps to read it on your iPhone or iPad. VitalBookTM ebooks are read via VitalSource® Bookshelf – a digital book reader which allows you to make and share notes and highlights on your ebooks and search across all of the ebooks that you hold on your VitalSource Bookshelf.

If you are having problems running the CD-ROM, please contact us with your serial number and we will arrange for you to have access to the VitalBook ebook edition.

The following are minimum requirements for running the CD-ROM. However, we recommend that you run the CD-ROM on a machine with a 1Gz processor with 500 MB RAM, 1024 by 768 screen resolution, using Firefox as your web browser. The recommended specifications will ensure the CD-ROM runs at optimal speed and performance.


  • Intel® Pentium® III
  • 266 MHz processor (or 1 GHz for Vista)
  • Windows® 2000, XP, Vista* Please note that it is not compatible with Windows 7.
  • Browser: Firefox 2.0; Internet Explorer 6.2 SP1, or 7.0; Netscape 9**
  • 128 MB RAM (or 1 GB for Vista)
  • 80 MB free hard-disk space
  • 24x CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • 800 x 600 screen resolution displaying 32-bit colour
  • Windows™ compatible mouse
  • Printer (optional)
  • Internet connection (optional)***


  • G3 or newer
  • 266 MHz processor
  • Mac® OS X 10.4 (OS X 10.5 is not supported)) *
  • Browser: Firefox 2.0; Netscape 9; Safari 3.0**
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 80 MB free hard-disk space
  • 800 x 600 screen resolution displaying 32-bit colour
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Mouse
  • Printer (optional)
  • Internet connection (optional)***

* Your keyboard should be set to English characters when you use the CD-ROM.

** Your browser should be set to allow cookies and pop-ups and you will need to have JavaScript enabled.

*** Although you do not need to have an internet connection to use the application, you must make sure that your browser is not set to work offline. You can deselect this option from the File menu in Internet Explorer, Netscape, and Firefox (this option is not available in Safari).