Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

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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.

CONTACT INFORMATION AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT

If you are having difficulties with the installation or the running of this CD-ROM, please read the FAQs and relevant sections below. If you are still unable to resolve your problem, please contact our electronic support desk by e-mail at the following address: e-support@hodder.co.uk. Messages will be read on a regular basis.

Getting started

Installation

When you first use the CD-ROM, you will need to install the application. Users running Vista on a pc will need administrator privileges in order to do this. As part of the installation process you will be asked to agree to the terms of the license agreement (these are shown here). If you do not agree with the terms you will not be able to run the CD-ROM.

Installing the CD-ROM on a PC

  • Insert the Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
  • Select Run from the Start menu on your desktop, type D:\SETUP.exe (where D is the letter indicating your CD-ROM drive), and click OK.
  • When you have accepted the terms of the license agreement, the installer will ask you to choose a location to install the Scott-Brown application. The default location is C:\Program Files\HodderEducation\ScottBrown, but if you want to install the software to a different location, click Change and browse to your chosen folder, then confirm the location by pressing OK. Click Next to continue.
  • The bookmarks, notes and saved searches operate by saving files to your computer so that they can be accessed for repeat sessions. The location for these files is set on the next screen. The folder selected will also be used as the location for any figures which you save. The default location is C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Shared Documents\Scott-Brown\MyFiles for Windows 2000 and XP; and C:\Users\Public\Shared Documents\Scott-Brown\MyFiles for Windows Vista, but if you want to save these files to a different location, click Change and browse to your chosen folder. You should make a note of the location that you choose. N.B. You cannot change the location of this folder after initial installation.
  • You will then be asked to choose a location for the program icons. The default location is Programs\ Scott-Brown's Otorhinolaryngology 7th Edition on CD-ROM, but if you want to install the icons to a different location, type the name of your chosen folder or select it from the list, then click Next to continue with the installation.
  • You will be asked if you want to create a shortcut for the application on your desktop.
  • Click Install to begin the installation, and Finish to complete it. The application will open in your web browser.

You may see an error message telling you that your firewall has prevented javaw from accepting connections to the internet. This will not affect the running of the Scott-Brown application. Check the tick box next to ‘For this program, don’t show this message again’, and press OK to close the error message.

Installing the CD-ROM on a Mac®

  • Ensure that Mac® 10.4 is running.
  • Insert the Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
  • Click the Scott-Brown installer icon (showing a CD with a red arrow)  in the Scott-Brown window that opens, and click Continue on the splash screen that appears.
  • When you have accepted the terms of the license agreement, the installer will ask you to choose a location to install the Scott-Brown application. The default location is Applications\ Scott-Brown, but if you want to install the software to a different location, browse to your chosen folder and click Choose. If you are not an admin user you should install the application to your desktop.
  • The customizable features on the CD-ROM (Bookmarks, Notes and Saved searches) operate by saving files to your computer so that they can be accessed for repeat sessions. The folder will also be used as the location for any figures which you export and save for use in other applications. The location for these files is User\HodderEducation\MyFiles (where User is your User folder name). N.B. You cannot change the location of this folder.
  • When the installation is complete, click Quit to exit the installer. You can also close the two Scott-Brown Finder windows. The application will open in your default web browser.

Running the Scott-Brown application

  • Put the CD-ROM into your drive and click on the Scott-Brown icon on your desktop to start the application. If the icon is not displayed on your desktop, follow the instructions below.
    • On a PC, select Programs from your Start menu and click on Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology 7th edition on CD-ROM. Select Scott-Brown from the drop-down list to start the application. Alternatively, go to the location where you installed the Scott-Brown application (C:\Program Files\HodderEducation\ScottBrown if you chose the default folder during installation). Open the Scott-Brown folder and double-click on the ScottBrown.exe file to start the application.
    • On a Mac, go to the location where you installed the Scott-Brown application (Applications\ Scott-Brown if you chose the default folder during installation) and click ScottBrown to start the application.
  • When you start up the application, a pop-up launcher window will open and automatically minimise – you should be able to see the Scott-Brown icon on your Task bar or Dock. If you are using the CD-ROM on a Mac, three further pop-up windows will open and automatically minimise (java, Terminal and Terminal bash). The applications that run in these windows check to see if you have a valid copy of the Scott-Brown CD-ROM and must remain open while you are running the Scott-Brown application.
  • Scott-Brown's Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery will open in your default web browser.
  • To close the application, close the browser window (or tab) that the application is running in. Maximise or restore the launcher window by clicking the Scott-Brown icon in your task bar or dock and click on the ‘Shut down Scott-Brown CD-ROM’ button. This will close all of the pop-up windows associated with the application. 
  • N.B. You must have the original CD-ROM in your drive to run the CD-ROM

Getting to know the CD-ROM

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  • The Menu bar runs across the top of the screen and provides you with access to various resources.
  • The Tool bar is to the right of the screen below the Menu bar and provides you with access to the various tools available.
  • The Navigation panel is a tabbed menu to the left of the screen designed to help you to browse the chapters and figures, and also contains any searches, notes or bookmarks that you have saved.
  • The Content display area shows the text you have selected from the Contents tab on the Navigation panel, or accessed a page by following a search result.
  • Pop-up windows will open containing figures, the lists of Abbreviations and Contributors, Evidence scoring, Help and Notes. These can be moved by dragging them with your mouse, and closed by clicking the Close button on the browser pop-up frame.

Browsing the contents

The Contents tab on the Navigation panel shows a list of all of the chapters included on the CD-ROM, arranged by part. Clicking once on the + symbol preceding the part names gives you access to all of the chapters within that part, and from the chapter names, clicking on the + symbol lists the top-level headings within chapters. If a part or chapter title, or a heading is too long to display in full in the panel, hovering over it will show the full name, depending on your browser settings. You may have to scroll to see all of the chapters listed in a part. You can “collapse” the list by clicking on the Close all link at the bottom of the list.

Clicking a heading causes the corresponding text to appear in the Content display area to the right.
The Breadcrumb trail underneath the Menu bar shows the part, chapter and heading relating to the part of the book that you are currently viewing in the Content display area.

Clicking the Home button on the Menu bar closes all the headings in the Navigation panel, displays the welcome text in the Content display area and clears the Breadcrumb trail and any search terms that you have previously entered into the Quick search box . It also restores the default frame dimensions.

Show/ Hide TOC

You can hide the Navigation panel and allow the Content display area to expand to take up the available width by pressing the Show/Hide TOC button on the Tool bar. This will allow more of the chapter section you are viewing in the Content display area to be displayed at once. This might be particularly helpful when viewing a large table.

When the Navigation panel is hidden, press the Show/Hide TOC button to make the Navigation panel reappear.

Alternatively, you can resize the width of the Navigation panel by positioning your cursor on the borderline that separates the Navigation panel and the Content display area (your cursor will change) and dragging your mouse left or right while holding down the left mouse button. Please note that this may result in the breadcrumb trail and chapter headings being obscured. Pressing the Home button will reset the frames to their default dimensions.

Reading the text

When you have selected a chapter or sub-heading from the Contents tab , or accessed a page by following a search result , the text will be displayed in the Content display area.

Chapters are broken down into sections and display in the Content display area from one top-level heading to the next. You may need to use the scroll bar to read through a whole section.

Previous sectionNext section

The next or previous section in sequence can be read by clicking the Go to next section or Go to previous section buttons on the Tool bar, or by clicking on the next top-level header in the list on the Contents tab of the Navigation panel. The part of the chapter that you are currently viewing in the Content display area is highlighted on the Contents tab.

As you read the text you will see that certain words and phrases are highlighted in blue. This highlighting indicates a hyperlink. Clicking on:

  • a figure citation will open a pop-up window containing that figure and it’s caption;
  • a table citation will take you to the table;
  • a table footnote symbol will take you to the footnote;
  • a cross-reference to another heading in the same chapter will take you to that heading;
  • a cross-reference to another chapter will take you to that chapter;
  • a reference citation will take you to that reference in the list at the end of the chapter;
  • a link to an external website will check for and open a new browser window or tab at that page (provided you have Internet access on your machine).

The majority of the journal references in the reference list are linked to their PubMed abstracts. Clicking on a journal reference will open a new browser window at the PubMed citation for that reference (provided you have Internet access on your machine). If the reference is not indexed by PubMed, this facility will not be available.
Please note: We are not responsible for the content of external websites. Web addresses are subject to change and may become invalid.

Using your Browser’s back and forward buttons

You can also use your browser buttons to move back and forward through your browsing history. Clicking the Back button on your browser will take you back to the last page you viewed (this may not be the previous section of the same chapter). Clicking the Forward button takes you forward to the page you viewed before clicking the Back button.

Viewing the figures

The Figures tab on the Navigation panel shows a list of the figures included on the CD-ROM, arranged by part and chapter. Clicking once on the + symbol preceding the part names gives you access to all of the chapters within that part, and from the chapter names, clicking on the + symbol lists all of the figures. If a chapter does not include any figures it will not be included in the list. Clicking on the figure caption in the list causes the corresponding figure to open in a pop-up window and the associated chapter section to appear in the Content display area.
The figure pop-up window contains the figure that you have selected to view and its caption. The figure will be displayed at its original size and resolution – you may need to scroll to see the whole figure. The figure pop-up can be moved by dragging it with your mouse, and closed by clicking the Close button in the pop-up, or the close button on the pop-up window frame.

Searching the CD-ROM

Quick search

You can perform a word or phrase search on all of the content of the CD-ROM by typing a search term in the Quick search box on the Tool bar and pressing Go. A search term can be made up of single words such as paediatric, or infection, or a phrase - a group of words surrounded by double quotes, such as “blood cells”. The results will be displayed on the Search tab of the Navigation panel.

Advanced search

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The search function on the Search tab allows you to refine your search to narrow down the results.
The default search will search all of the content (Whole book), but if you want to restrict your search to specific types of information, for example figure captions, select them from the drop-down list. Please note that any text included in the figures themselves is not searchable.

If you want to restrict your search to specific part(s) of Scott-Brown, tick the box(es) corresponding to the part(s) you wish to search. N.B. Hovering over the part number with your mouse will show the part name. The default search option is all parts of the book.

Please note: Your selections will not remain in place for the next search you perform. You will need to reselect them if you would like to search in the same parts of the CD-ROM.

Search tips

Quick and advanced search options allow you to use words, phrases, Boolean operators and wildcard searches.

Words or phrases

A search term can be made up of single words such as paediatric, or infection, or a phrase - a group of words surrounded by double quotes, such as “blood cells”. Enclosing search terms within double quotes also allows you to search for hyphenated terms. For example, if you search for stem-cells without quotes, the search will treat the hyphen as a ‘not’ and the results will be made up of hits which contain the term stem but not cells. Enclosing the term within quotes will return the topics with the whole term stem-cells.

A search performed with multiple terms without operators or quote marks is automatically treated as an AND search. Only content containing all terms entered will be counted as a hit.

N.B. Searching on a term will not find other forms of the term unless you use the stem of the term in conjunction with a wildcard. For example, searching on a singular term will not find plural instances of the term.
If you want to search on a term containing a special character, you can insert the special character by pasting it in from Word or using Character Map on a PC or Character Palette on a Mac. N.B. If your term includes a Greek character such as α or β, you will need to enclose the term or phrase in quotes for the search to work. Hit highlighting does not work for terms containing Greek characters, and you cannot save searches containing Greek characters.

Alternatively you can use a wildcard in place of the Greek character.

Boolean operators

Boolean operators (AND/+, OR, and NOT/-) help you to refine your search by looking for different combinations of terms, for example:

paediatric AND infection, or paediatric + infection would find you pages with both of these terms

paediatric OR infection would find you pages with either of these terms

paediatric NOT infection, or paediatric infection would find you pages with paediatric but not infection

N.B. Boolean operators must be ALL CAPS.

Both single terms and phrases can be combined together with Boolean operators to form a more complex query.

Wildcards

Wildcards can be used to search for a fraction or extension of a word.

The single character wildcard (?) will search for terms with a single character in place of the ?. For example, searching on ‘te?t’ will find terms such as test, text, etc.

The multiple character wildcard (*) will search for terms including 0 or more characters in place of the *. For example, searching on ‘org*’ will find terms such as organisations, organisms, organ, organic, etc.

N.B. Wildcards can only be used with single terms, not with phrases, and cannot be used as prefixes.

Search results

Your search results will be displayed on the Search tab as follows:

Your current search term is shown at the top of the results list, followed by the total number of instances of that term in brackets. The total number of separate chapter sections or figures containing your search term is listed underneath.

The chapter sections containing the highest number of hits are shown at the top of the list. You may need to use the scroll bar to see all of the hits in the list. You also have the option to order the hits by chapter by pressing the Publication order button.

For each hit you will see the heading under which the hit appears, and a few words of the text around the hit (or the Figure or table caption) to show the context.

When you click on a heading from the search results list, the relevant chapter section will open in the Content display area at the first hit on that page, with the search term highlighted in yellow wherever it appears.

If there is more than one instance of your search term or phrase on the page, the Next/Previous search hit buttons on the Tool bar allow you to scroll backwards and forwards through the hits on that page. These buttons will be greyed out if you have not yet conducted a search.

If the hit is within a figure caption, clicking on it will open the relevant figure and the associated chapter section will appear in the Content display area.

To search again, click the Back to search button, type a new term in the box and press Search. Your previous search term remains in the search box but you will have to reselect any search settings.

Saving a search

The Save search button on the results page of the Search tab allows you to save a search term so that you can use it again with the same search options in another session. Clicking the button opens a pop-up window that suggests a name for the search (the search term) but you can edit this if you wish. Your saved searches will be listed on the Saved searches tab for you to select from later.

Select the Saved searches tab on the Navigation panel to see a list of all of your saved searches. To re-submit a saved search, click on the name of the search in the list.

Please note: Saved searches use the advanced search options selected for the original search. This means that using a saved search and making a fresh search on the same term with different search options may achieve different search results.

You cannot save searches containing Greek characters.

To delete a saved search, first select the checkbox next to the search name and then click on the Delete the search button. To rename a saved search, first select the checkbox next to the search name and then click on the Rename Search button. You can then enter a new name for the search.

Please note: If you use the CD-ROM on another computer, you will not be able to access your saved searches unless you export these first. See Customizable features below for details of how to do this.

Printing

You can print the chapter section that you are currently viewing by pressing the Print this section button on the Tool bar. This opens a printer-friendly version of the chapter section - press the Print button at the foot of this new window to print the page (you may need to scroll down the page to see it). Your Print dialog box will open allowing you to choose your preferred paper size and orientation. When you have printed the page, press the Close button to close the window.

To print a figure, press the Print button on the figure pop-up. Clicking the button opens your browser’s Print dialog box, allowing you to choose the page set-up and other print options available to you. The figure will be scaled to fit to your paper size but you may prefer to print landscape figures on landscape pages.

All printouts will include the location of the part of the chapter that you are printing and our copyright line .

Saving figures

To save a figure as a jpeg for use in another application (for example, PowerPoint) press the Save button. The figure file will be named using the figure number and saved to the folder chosen during installation (see Installation above for more information). Saved figures feature a discrete watermark to protect our copyright.

Customizable features

Bookmarks

The Bookmark this section button on the Tool bar allows you bookmark the part of the chapter that you are currently viewing in the Content display area so that you can return to it quickly later. Your bookmarks will be listed on the Bookmarks tab on the Navigation panel. Your bookmarks will be saved so that they are accessible at another session.

Clicking the button on opens a pop-up window where you can enter a name for the bookmark. The name will default to the heading of part of the chapter that you are bookmarking but you can edit this if you wish. If the part of the chapter is already bookmarked the name you entered previously will show.

Select the Bookmarks tab on the Navigation panel to see a list of all of your bookmarks. To view a bookmark, click on the bookmark name. The bookmarked chapter section will appear in the Content display area.

To delete a bookmark from the list, first select the checkbox next to the bookmark name and then click on the Delete bookmark button. To rename a bookmark from the list, first select the checkbox next to the bookmark name and then click on the Rename bookmark button. You can then enter a new name for the bookmark.

Notes

The Make a note on this section button on the Tool bar allows you to make a note on the part of the chapter that you are currently viewing in the Content display area. You will then be able to access the note from the Notes tab on the Navigation panel. Your notes will be saved so that they are accessible at another session.

Clicking the button opens a pop-up window where you can enter a heading for your note of up to 500 characters, and a note of up to 2000 characters. The notes heading will default to the heading of the part of the chapter that you are viewing in the Content display area but you can edit this if you wish. If the part of the chapter that you are viewing is already annotated, the existing note will be displayed when you click on the Make a note on this section button.

Select the Notes tab on the Navigation panel to see a list of all of your notes. To view a note, click on the note name. The note will open in a pop-up window and the accompanying chapter section will appear in the Content display area.

To delete a note from the list, first select the checkbox next to the note title and then click on the Delete note button. To rename a note, first select the checkbox next to the note name from the list and then click on the Rename note button. You can then enter a new name for the note.

Please note: If you use the CD-ROM on another computer, you will not be able to access your bookmarks, notes or saved searches unless you export these first. To do this you should make sure that all of the windows associated with the application are closed, and then copy the MyFiles folder from location chosen during installation to the same location on the additional computer. On a PC, the default location for this folder is C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\Scott-Brown\MyFiles for Windows 2000 and XP; and C:\Users\Public\Documents\Scott-Brown\MyFiles for Windows Vista, and on a Mac, the location for this folder is User name\HodderEducation\MyFiles (where User name is your User folder name).

Useful resources

The Menu Bar contains links to a number of resources that may be helpful to you as you read the text.

  • The Abbreviations button opens a pop-up window containing a list of the abbreviations used in the text, together with their definitions. Clicking on one of the letter buttons will take you to abbreviations beginning with that letter. You can return to the top of the window and the letter buttons by clicking on Top. You can also search for a particular abbreviation by using your browser’s Find function (press Control F on a PC and Command F on a Mac).
  • The Contributors button opens a pop-up window containing a list of all of the contributors to this edition of Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology. Clicking on one of the letter buttons will take you to contributors whose surnames begin with that letter. You can return to the top of the window and the letter buttons by clicking on Top. You can also search for a particular contributor by using your browser’s Find function (press Control F on a PC and Command F on a Mac).
  • The Evidence scoring button opens a pop-up window containing details of the evidence scoring system and a key to the reference annotation used in Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology.
  • The Help button opens a pop-up window containing instructions on how to use the CD-ROM, and some FAQs.

TROUBLESHOOTING AND FAQS

I get an error message telling me that my firewall has prevented javaw from accepting connections to the internet.

This will not affect the running of the Scott-Brown application. Check the tick box next to ‘For this program, don’t show this message again’, and press OK to close the error message.

I can’t get the CD-ROM to start

Please see the installation and start-up instructions above. You must have the original CD-ROM in your drive to run the CD-ROM. Copies of the CD-ROM will not work.

If you have Internet Explorer 8 set as your default web browser, you need to add "localhost" to the compatibility list to enable the content to load in your browser. Start up the Scott-Brown CD, and when it's open in Internet Explorer 8, select Compatibility View from the Tools menu of the browser. This will automatically add localhost to the compatibility list. The content should then load (you may need to press Refresh). You can read more about this here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956197

If you are running a non-English language version of the Windows operating system, you may encounter difficulties in running the Scott-Brown CD-ROM. When you try to run the application after installation, it can't find the folders it is looking for because the folder names on your system are named differently to what the application expects to find.

We have developed a patch to resolve this problem. Please click here to download the Scott-Brown Patch folder. Select Save to save the folder to your desktop. Right-click the folder and select Extract all to unzip it. Once unzipped, double-click on the file called Scott-Brown Patch.exe to run the patch. This will create a new folder with the correct name in your Documents and settings folder, and amend the file that tells the application where to look.

You should now be able to run the application by clicking on the Scott-Brown icon on your desktop as normal.

With some versions of Vista, Microsoft made a change to the localhost default which now means that the Scott-brown CD-ROM (and any that use localhost as 127.0.0.1) fail to load. However, there is a workaround for this as follows. Do not uninstall the Scott-Brown application before starting this.

1. Browse to Start -> All Programs -> Accessories

2. Right click "Notepad" and select "Run as administrator"

3. Click "Continue" on the UAC prompt

4. Click File -> Open

5. Browse to "C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc"

6. Change the file filter drop down box from "Text Documents (*.txt)" to "All Files (*.*)"

7. Select "hosts" and click "Open"

8. About half way down the file after the comments (lines starting with a #) you will see a line "::1 localhost". Add the line "127.0.0.1 localhost" before that line. So the two lines should look like:

127.0.0.1 localhost

::1 localhost

9. Save the file and close Notepad.

10. Open the Scott-Brown application.

You only need to run this process once.

The Scott-brown CD-ROM was not developed to be compatible with the Mac OS X.5 operating system. However, a fellow OS X.5 user has found the following workaround which may work for you. Please note that the CD-ROM has not been fully tested on the Mac OS X.5 operating system, and although this workaround worked on our Mac running OS X.5, we cannot guarantee that it will work for you. Additionally, some features (e.g. bookmarking and saved searches) may not work as described in the leaflet. Before trying this you will need to have installed the application as described in the packaging, and then closed the application down.

1. Make sure the Scott-Brown CD-ROM is in your CD-ROM drive and double-click on the CD to open the CD folder.
2. Double-click on the ScottBrown icon and wait a few seconds.
3. Open up Safari.
4. Open the Scott-Brown folder in the Applications folder. Open the sub-folder called Jetty and double click on the file called start.jar.
5. Wait a few seconds and then double-click on the brown ScottBrown icon within the main ScottBrown application folder.
6. Safari should automatically pop up and load the Scott-Brown start page.

Please note that you will need to follow this procedure each time you use the CD, and you may have to use Force quit to close the various Windows associated with the application when you have finished using the CD.

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).

Your browser should be set to allow cookies.

  • In Firefox, select Preferences from the Firefox menu, and on the Privacy tab, check the box Accept cookies from sites. NOTE: If you do not want to accept cookies for all web sites, click the Exceptions button, and enter localhost in the Address of website box, and click the Allow button.
  • In Internet Explorer, go to the Tools menu on your browser toolbar and select Internet Options. From the Privacy tab, click the Default button (or manually slide the bar down to Medium). Click OK to save changes. NOTE: If you do not want to accept cookies for all web sites, click the Sites button on the Privacy tab and enter localhost in the Address of website box, and click the Allow button.
  • In Netscape, go to the Tools menu on your browser toolbar and select Options. Select the Privacy icon and check Accept cookies from sites. Click OK to save changes. NOTE: If you do not want to accept cookies for all web sites, uncheck the box and click the Exceptions button, and enter localhost in the Address of website box, and click the Allow button.
  • In Safari, select Preferences from the Safari menu, and on the Security tab, check Always next to Accept cookies. Close the window, and then close and restart Safari.

You will need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

  • In Firefox, select Preferences from the Firefox menu, and on the Content tab, check the box Enable JavaScript. Click the Advanced button to open the Advanced JavaScript Options box and check the boxes under Allow scripts to section that you want to allow. Click OK, and then click OK again.
  • In Internet Explorer, go to the Tools menu on your browser toolbar and select Internet Options. On the Security tab, select the Internet zone and click Custom level. Scroll down to Active scripting and check Enable. Click OK, and then click OK again.
  • In Netscape, go to the Tools menu on your browser toolbar and select Options. Select the Content icon and check Enable JavaScript. Click the Advanced button to open the Advanced JavaScript Options box and check the boxes under Allow scripts to section that you want to allow. Click OK, and then click OK again.
  • In Safari, select Preferences from the Safari menu, and on the Security tab, check Enable JavaScript in the Web Content section. Close the window, and then close and restart Safari.

There is an HTTP ERROR 500 message in the Content display area

The content of the application is not installed to your computer so you must have the CD-ROM in your drive to run the CD-ROM.

When you start up the application, the launcher window will pop-up and Scott-Brown's Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery will open in your default web browser. The launcher window will remain open and, if you are using the CD-ROM on a Mac, three further pop-up windows will open and automatically minimise (java, Terminal and Terminal bash). All of these windows must remain open while you are using the CD-ROM – closing them may cause an HTTP ERROR 500 message to appear in the Content display area.

Your browser should be set to allow cookies and you will need to have JavaScript enabled – see above for instructions on how to allow cookies and enable JavaScript.

If you have received the error message after searching on a term containing a Greek character such as α or β, you should repeat the search enclosing the term or phrase in quotes. Hit highlighting does not work for terms containing Greek characters, and you cannot save searches containing Greek characters.

There are lots of pop-up windows open while I’m using the CD-ROM

When you start up the application, the launcher window will pop-up and Scott-Brown's Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery will open in your default web browser. The launcher window will remain open and, if you are using the CD-ROM on a Mac, three further pop-up windows will open and automatically minimise (java, Terminal and Terminal bash). Please leave these pop-up windows open while you are using the CD-ROM.

I want to increase or reduce the font size

You can use your browser text resize function to resize the text parts of the CD-ROM.

  • In Firefox 2, go to the View menu on your browser toolbar and select Text Size. You can then choose a text size. Alternatively, press CTRL+ or CTRL-, or hold down the CTRL key and scroll with the mouse to zoom in on the whole window. Press CTRL 0 to return the window to normal size.
  • In Firefox 3, go to the View menu on your browser toolbar and select Zoom. You can then zoom in or out on the whole window. Press CTRL 0 to return the window to normal size. If you want to increase the text size only, select Zoom Text Only and then Zoom In.
  • In Internet Explorer, go to the View menu on your browser toolbar and select Text Size. You can then choose a text size. Alternatively, press CTRL+ or CTRL-, or hold down the CTRL key and scroll with the mouse to zoom in on the whole window. Press CTRL 0 to return the window to normal size.
  • In Netscape, go to the View menu on your browser toolbar and select Text size. You can then increase or decrease the text size. Alternatively, press CTRL+ or CTRL-, or hold down the CTRL key and scroll with the mouse to zoom in on the whole window. Press CTRL 0 to return the window to normal size.
  • In Safari, go to the View menu on your browser toolbar and select Make Text Bigger or Make Text Smaller. Alternatively, press CTRL+ or CTRL-, or hold down the CTRL key and scroll with the mouse to zoom in on the whole window. Press CTRL 0 to return the window to normal size.

You may need to refresh your page for the contents to display using the new font size.
On a Mac, press the Command key instead of CTRL for each of the instructions above.

I want to resize the frames in the application

You can resize each of the areas of the application to your preference by selecting and dragging the line showing the border between the frames with your mouse. Please note that this may result in the breadcrumbs and chapter headings being obscured. Pressing the Home button will reset the frames to their default dimensions.

I can’t change the size of the window or switch to other programmes

You should be able to control the size of the window by dragging the bottom right hand corner to make the window larger or smaller. If you can’t see the resize corner, click the Maximise/ minimise button in your browser. If the other programmes that you have open are obscured by your browser window, you can switch to other programmes that you have open by pressing ALT TAB on a PC, or COMMAND TAB on a Mac.

I can't print the area I want to print

Pressing your browser’s print button rather than the Print button on the Scott-Brown Tool bar may print the Navigation panel, Tool bar or all the frames individually rather than the chapter section you are viewing in the Content display area. The method for printing a specific frame depends on the browser and platform you are using.

  • In Firefox 2, click on a blank area (not on a hyperlink) within the frame you wish to print. Go to the File menu on your browser toolbar and select Print. The Print dialog box will open: in the Print frames section of the Options tab, select your desired option from: As laid out on screen, Only the selected frame, or All frames individually. If you wish to print all the content on a long page, we recommend you print by selected frame.
  • In Firefox 3, right-click on a blank area (not on a hyperlink) within the frame you wish to print. Select This Frame from the drop down menu, and then Print Frame.
  • In Internet Explorer on a PC, click on a blank area (not on a hyperlink) within the frame you wish to print. Go to the File menu on your browser toolbar and select Print. The Print dialog box will open: in the Print frames section of the Options tab, select your desired option from As laid out on screen, Only the selected frame, or All frames individually. If you wish to print all the content on a long page, we recommend you print by selected frame. An alternative method for printing the contents of a single frame is to right-click in the frame and click Print.
  • In Netscape, click on a blank area (not on a hyperlink) within the frame you wish to print. Then Go to the File menu on your browser toolbar and select Print Frame, or click on the printer button on the browser toolbar. Netscape does not have a feature that allows the printing of all frames as laid out on the screen.
  • In Safari, click on a blank area (not on a hyperlink) within the frame you wish to print. Go to the File menu on your browser toolbar and select Print current frame.  Alternatively, right-click on the frame you want to print and select Print Frame.
    Alternatively, use the Print button on the Scott-Brown Tool bar or the print button on the Figure pop-up instead.

I can only print the first page of a long chapter section or figure

This is a Firefox/Netscape bug. To work around it, press the Print button on the Toolbar. This opens a printer-friendly version of the page that you are viewing. Right-click with your mouse and choose Select all. Press the Print button at the foot of this new window to print the page (you may need to scroll down the page to see it), and your Print dialog box will open. From the Firefox menu, check the Print Selection Only box, and press Print.

To print a figure that extends beyond one page, when you have opened the figure pop-up, right-click with your mouse and choose Select all. Press your Browser’s Print button (not the one on the figure pop-up), and your Print dialog box will open. From the Firefox menu, check the Print Selection Only box, and press Print.

My printouts don’t look like the text on screen

If you want to include shading behind headings and table headers in your printouts, you may need to change your browser print settings to print background colours.

  • Firefox prints background colours automatically.
  • In Internet Explorer, select Internet Options from the Tools menu, and click on the Advanced tab. Scroll down the list of options until you reach Printing and check the Print background colors and images box.
  • In Netscape, select Page setup from the File menu. Under Options, check the Print Background (colors and images) box.
  • In Safari, select Page Setup from the File menu, and click on the Format & Options tab. Under Options, select Print background (Colours & Images). Alternatively, select Safari from the Copies & Pages menu on your printer dialog box, and tick Print Backgrounds.

I can’t save a bookmark using my browser Favorite/Bookmark button

Pressing your browser’s Favorite or Bookmark button rather than the Bookmark buttononthe Scott-Brown Tool bar will bookmark the home page rather than the chapter section you are viewing in the Content display area. It’s best to use the Bookmark button on the Scott-Brown Tool bar instead.

I can’t save notes or bookmarks

If your browser is set to prevent pop-ups from opening, you may encounter problems when trying to make notes or bookmarks and save searches. When you press save, the window remains open but the text you have entered disappears (although the bookmark, note or search has in fact been saved and will be available from the relevant tab in the navigation panel). To prevent this from happening, you will need to change the security settings in your browser to allow pop-ups from localhost.

  • In Firefox, select Options from the Tools menu, and on the Content tab, click the Exceptions button next to Block pop-up windows, and enter localhost in the Address of website box, and click the Allow button.
  • In Internet Explorer, go to the Tools menu on your browser toolbar and select Internet Options. From the Privacy tab, click the Settings button under Pop-up Blocker and enter localhost in the Address of website to allow box, and click the Add button.
  • In Netscape, go to the Tools menu on your browser toolbar and select Options. Select the Content icon and press the Exceptions button next to Block pop-up windows. Enter localhost in the Address of website box, and click the Allow button.
  • In Safari, select Preferences from the Edit menu, and on the Security tab, uncheck the Block pop-up windows box.

Part of the text is cut-off

If the text is cut-off at the right hand edge of the Content display area, try hiding the Navigation panel using the Show/Hide TOC button to see more of the text. Sometimes you will need to use the horizontal scroll bar to see the full width of a particularly wide table. Alternatively reduce the text size in your browser to see the full width of the text.
You can resize the width and height of each of the four areas of the application to your preference by selecting and dragging the line showing the border between the frames with your mouse. Please note that this may result in the breadcrumbs and chapter headings being obscured. Pressing the Home button will reset the frames to their default dimensions.

Some of the characters are corrupt or replaced with a small square

This can occur if you do not have the universal font for Unicode installed on your PC. Please see http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/help/HP052558401033.aspx for details of how to install it.

I can’t open the figures

If you have the Google toolbar installed, it may block pop-ups and prevent the figures from opening.  If it does so, click the pop-up blocker button to add the Scott-Brown application to your whitelist and allow the pop-ups.

The figure I’m viewing is fuzzy

Please note that the illustrations have been designed to be viewed on a 256-colour monitor at a resolution of 800 x 600 - the quality may be adversely affected by a lower screen resolution. PC users can check the resolution of their screen by selecting Settings from the Start menu, choosing Control Panel and clicking on the icon labelled Display. Mac users running OSX should select Displays from Hardware in System preferences.

The figure I’ve printed is too small or cut off

The figures are scaled to fit to your paper size but you may prefer to print landscape figures on landscape pages. You may get more flexibility in printing the figures by saving them first, and then viewing the jpegs using your standard image viewing software (e.g. Windows Picture and Fax Viewer or Preview) to print the image. See Saving figures above for more details.

My saved search won’t work

There may be a problem if your search term contains Greek characters such as α or β. Although you can search on terms containing special characters, searches containing these characters cannot be saved.

I can’t close the application

Click the close button on the browser window frame, or on the tab in which you are viewing the application if you are using tabbed browsing. Then click Shut down Scott-Brown CD-ROM on the launcher window.

I want to uninstall the application

On a PC, select Programs from your Start menu, and then click Uninstall Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology. This will remove the application from your computer. N.B. If you chose a different location for the program icons during installation, you will need to browse to that folder to find the Uninstall icon.
On a Mac, drag the Scott-Brown folder from your Applications folder, the MyFiles folder from your User folder, and the Scott-Brown alias on the desktop, to the Trash bin.

Copyright information and permissions

Data in this disk © CRC Press unless otherwise stated in figure or table captions.
If you wish to request permission to re-use any material from the CD-ROM, please contact us on TandF.permissions@cengage.com.