Fall Prevention – Examination – Part III

Why is there so much disagreement regarding the best way to minimize the risk of falling?                                                    A review of several recent studies regarding the cause of falling reveals different assessments, different treatments, and different health care specialists involved. This makes it very difficult to effectively compare or reproduce findings. For example, in one study…

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Acute Vertigo – Could it be a Stroke, Part III

Is there a better way to manage patients with suspected stroke causing dizziness ? Part III Because of the low incidence of dizziness caused by Cerebellar Stroke (CS), as well as the increased cost and reduced availability of MRI scanners, screening protocols to determine which patients require MRI scanning should be developed and followed in…

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