Normal examinations that result in abnormal VEMP findings can provide evidence that acoustic trauma may be the basis of otolith-related “dizziness and balance trouble.”
More than 200 clinicians to gather in Amsterdam to learn new ways of working with vestibular patients as Otometrics and Maastrict Univeristy drive greater understanding of the paradigm shift in vestibular assessment with their new Master Class.
Dizziness symptoms can be difficult for patients to describe to family, friends, or healthcare providers. Similarly, it can be difficult to identify and discuss factors leading patients to unsteadiness and falls. Inconsistent language used to describe a fall is a barrier to developing and practicing falls prevention techniques.
Audiology Systems and GN Otometrics are approved as a continuing education provider for 21 Tier 1 certification hours.
The American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) Neurology Section has recently announced new Clinical Practice Guidelines for Vestibular Hypofunction.
Screening for vascular supply problems of the brain can assist in the clinician’s differential diagnosis and greatly benefit the dizzy and/or balance-impaired patient.
More than 1 in 20 (nearly 3.3 million) children between the ages of 3 and 17 have a dizziness or balance problem, according to an analysis of the first large-scale, nationally representative survey of these problems in U.S. children.
A survey of MdDS patients was conducted by a patient support group in Australia and reports on demographics, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatments used.
The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) announces the first-ever SIDM Fellows in Diagnostic Safety. The fellowship initiative is important to SIDM's mission of raising the bar on diagnostic safety. Through it they identify and support early-career physicians interested in improving diagnosis in healthcare.
Seeking Patients to Enroll in Study to Treat Vertigo-Inducing Disease