Common Causes of Dizziness

I Respectfully Disagree with the Abstract (but I agree and am impressed by the article) A recent article titled Causes of Persistent Dizziness in Elderly Patients in Primary Care (Maarsingh et al. 2010) is a welcome addition to the literature. Dizziness and vertigo are bothersome and common complaints, particularly in the elderly population. There has…

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Unsavory Sales Practices of Vestibular Testing Equipment

The road to hell is paved with good intentions. That is a gruff, but probably accurate assessment of how the field of vestibular management was severely injured by the introduction of a low cost, easy to use, quick, inexpensive tool to measure the Vestibular-Ocular Reflex (VOR) for rapid head movements. Rotational Chair testing had been,…

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