Recycling for a Reason: Epley Manuever Observations

I am recycling a portion of a post I did a couple of years ago. This post discusses a particular observation that occurs periodically when performing canalith repositioning, namely a short burst of downbeat vertical nystagmus when bringing the patient back up to the seating position (position #4). We are revisiting this because I saw…

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CPG for Acute Vertigo? Part IV

This is the final installment of this series regarding my “faux” Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for Acute Vertigo.   Clinicians should use the HINTS protocol for increased efficiency in evaluating patients presenting with acute vertigo.   The HINTS protocol is a series of tests that have been developed, researched and is in the gradual process…

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