Publication Year: 2001
Authors/Editor: Balch, Robert W.; Honrubia, Vicente
Publisher: Oxford University Press
This classic book provides a straightforward approach to the diagnosis and management of the dizzy patient.
The purpose of this thoroughly revised and updated edition is to provide a framework for understanding the pathophysiology of diseases involving the vestibular system. The revision includes a systematic evaluation of the dizzy patient, diagnosis and management of common neurotological disorders, and a new section on symptomatic management of vertigo.
* Up-to-date review of the peripheral and central vestibular systems with latest references
* New bedside tests of vestibular function
* Review of latest treatment maneuvers for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
* New chapters on: laboratory diagnosis of vestibular dysfunction; migraine; immune-mediated disorders; inherited disorders; symptomatic treatment of vertigo; antiemetic and antivertigo drugs; and vestibular rehabilitation