Clinical Neurophysiology of the Vestibular System

Publication Year: 2001

Edition: 3rd

Authors/Editor: Balch, Robert W.; Honrubia, Vicente

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-513982-2

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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


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Balch, Robert W.; Honrubia, Vicente
ISBN: 978-0-19-513982-2
Language: English
Edition: 3rd
Pages: 432
Illustrations: 142
Year: 2001