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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Ct Scans versus ABR test for Vertigo

An Oldie, but a Goodie A while back, I posted about the role of ABR (Auditory Brainstem response) testing as part of a vestibular evaluation. The focus was primarily on the detection of acoustic neuroma or vestibular schwannoma, small tumors arising on the auditory/vestibular nerve. There is another consideration for the use of ABR testing…

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