I Need a Vestibular Evaluation – STAT!

The obvious exception to the logic of my argument in a post several weeks ago is the patient with BPPV or acute vertigo. Li, Li, Epley and Weinberg{{1}}[[1]].Li, J. C., Li, J.C., Epley, J., & Weinberg, L. (2000). Cost-effective management of benign positional vertigo using canalith repositioning. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 122(3), 334–33)[[1]] report that…

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FAQs: Caloric Testing, Part 1

Editor’s Note:  While Alan Desmond is away, we are pleased to have Guest Blogger Don Worthington, PhD.  His blogs are compilations of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers from his extensive experience in teaching about vestibular measurement issues. The bithermal caloric test was first described by Fitzgerald and Hallpike in 1942, and the current standard for…

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