acute vertigo dizziness treatment

Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Vertigo? It’s Past Time

When patients arrive in the Emergency Department with the complaint of dizziness or vertigo, there is a 40 to 50% chance that a cranial CT will be ordered. When that same patient is evaluated through telehealth by a specialist with advanced knowledge and skill in evaluating dizziness and vertigo, there is only a 2% chance…

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Guideline for Vertigo in the ER

  A couple of years ago, I did a four part series here discussing the potential benefits of developing a Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Vertigo. This would be most applicable to Emergency Department (ED) and Primary Care Physicians (PCP), as very few patients are still in the acute phase by the time they make…

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