Acute vertigo: Could it be a stroke, Part IV

A Checklist for the Initial Examination of a Patient with Vertigo, Part IV This checklist is something I came up with at the suggestion of a local family practice physician that said, “Can you give me a checklist of the things I should be looking for, with management recommendations?” A word of caution, this checklist…

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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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