Experts update best practices for diagnosis and treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo with a focus on improving quality of care and outcomes.
News Updates: Diagnostics
The author postulates that many patients diagnosed with Ménière’s disease could actually have semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome (SCSC).
Vestibular disorders do not belong to one healthcare specialty, but require a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure that patients are accurately diagnosed and effectively treated.
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.
Audiology Systems and GN Otometrics are approved as a continuing education provider for 21 Tier 1 certification hours.
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.
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.
The Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association is accepting comments on new clinic practice guidelines for treatment of vestibular hypofunction.
Professors Floris Wuyts, balance specialist at the University of Antwerp, and Alfonso Bronstein, a neurologist from the Imperial College in London, have developed a mnemonic to help doctors more easily determine what type of dizziness their patient suffers from.