Acute Vertigo -Benign versus Stroke

 This week, we will review an article by Dr. David Newman-Toker. Dr. Newman-Toker has been a leader in the movement to change the way patients with sudden onset acute vertigo are evaluated. The primary concern of the physician evaluating these patients is to determine, as best possible, “Is this a stroke versus a benign labyrinthine…

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Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Vertigo ? It’s Time

There is no current Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for acute vertigo, but I think there should be. Based on published research, there are several things that should be done, and some current practices that need to be reconsidered. Disclaimer: A true CPG involves many specialists from a variety of specialties, researching hundreds of applicable peer…

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