Get a quick, expert overview of dizziness and vertigo from childhood through old age with this concise, practical resource. Drs. Bradley W. Kesser and Tucker Gleason have assembled a leading team of experts to address timely clinical topics of interest to otolarynologists and other health care providers who see patients with these common problems.
Kesser: Dizziness and Vertigo Across the Lifespan Section 1: Introduction to Dizziness 1. Dizziness Demographics and Population Health 2. Clinical Examination of the Dizzy Patient in the Context of Contemporary Diagnostic Techniques Section 2: Pediatric 3. Development of the Vestibular System and Balance Function: Differential Diagnosis in the Pediatric Population 4. Assessment Techniques for Vestibular Evaluation in Pediatric Patients 5. The Predominant Forms of Vertigo in Children and Their Associated Findings on Balance Function Testing Section 3: Adolescent and Adult 6. Dizziness and Vertigo in the Adolescent 7. Evaluation of Dizziness in the Litigating Patient 8. vHIT 9. Positional Vertigo: As Occurs Across All Age Groups 10. Vestibular Neuritis 11. Migraine-Associated Vertigo 12. Superior Canal Dehiscence 13. Meniere's Disease: A Challenging and Relentless Disorder 14. Uncommon causes of disequilibrium in the adult Section 4: Elderly 15. Baroreflexes 16. Vertebrobasilar Infarcts and Ischemia 17. Dizziness in the Elderly 18. Medication-Related Dizziness in the Older Adult 19. Vestibular Rehabilitation of Older Adults with Dizziness