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Perspectives on Vestibular Testing and More Common Errors

I have done a couple of blogs over the years under the heading “Vestibular Brain Droppings.” Credit goes to George Carlin for the title. Basically, “Brain Droppings” consist of unrelated factoids or opinions that don’t fit neatly anywhere else. I am day five into home quarantine, so my brain is eager to be productive. I…

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Skull Vibration Induced Nystagmus Revisited

It’s been two years since I discussed the skull vibration induced nystagmus test (SVINT) in the post Skull Vibration Induced Nystagmus Test: shaking up vestibular assessment?. Since that time, we have implemented skull vibration as a part of our regular vestibular assessment protocol. We currently utilize the North Coast Medical NC 70209 vibrator that is…

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