Vestibular Disorders: A Case Study Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

Hardcover | February 12, 2010

byJoseph M. Furman, Stephen P. Cass, Susan L. Whitney

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Vestibular Disorders, Third Edition, uses a case-study approach to outline the principles and practice of the care of patients with dizziness and balance disorders. The text reflects the combined perspectives and experience of a neurologist (Dr. Furman) a neurotologic surgeon (Dr. Cass), anda physical therapist (Dr. Whitney). Each case study contains relevant material regarding history, physical examination, laboratory testing, differential diagnosis, and treatment. This material provides a springboard for discussion of either a concept in the field of vestibular disorders or thediagnosis or treatment of a particular disease state. Practical, specific treatment options are discussed throughout the book. The book is written to a wide audience and educational level of readers including Primary Care Physicians, Otolaryngologists, Neurologists, Physical Therapist, andAudiologists. The case-format style of the book lends itself to use in teaching programs involving medical students, residents, physical therapy students, and audiology students, and as a reference text for clinicians at the bedside. Each of the cases from the first and second editions have beenupdated, the background material has been expanded and eight new cases have been added. Vestibular Disorders, Third Edition, aims to span the gap between existing in-depth tests and the problems that arise whenever a patient presents with dizziness.

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Vestibular Disorders, Third Edition, uses a case-study approach to outline the principles and practice of the care of patients with dizziness and balance disorders. The text reflects the combined perspectives and experience of a neurologist (Dr. Furman) a neurotologic surgeon (Dr. Cass), anda physical therapist (Dr. Whitney). Each ca...

Dr. Furman is Professor in the Departments of Otolaryngology, Neurology, Bioengineering, and Physical Therapy and Director of the Division of Balance Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh and a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. He is a practicing neurologist with a special interest in dizziness, disequilibrium, and ba...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 10 × 7.2 × 1.1 inPublished:February 12, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction: Guide for the ReaderParsing TablePart I. Background for Case Studies1. Vestibular Anatomy and Physiology2. History of the Dizzy Patient3. Physical Examination of the Dizzy Patient4. Vestibular Laboratory Testing5. Auditory System and Testing6. Vestibular Rehabilitation7. Psychiatric Aspects of Vestibular Disor8. Medications Commonly Used to Treat Vestibular DisordersPart II. Tutorial Case StudiesCase 1. Unilateral Vestibular Impairment and Vestibular Compensation - Vestibular NeuritisCase 2. Mixed Peripheral and Central Vestibular Impairment - Cerebellopontine Angle TumorCase 3. Impaired Vestibular Compensation - Vestibular NeuritisCase 4. Bilateral Vestibular Loss - OtotoxicityCase 5. Anxiety and Psychiatric Dizziness - Vestibulopathy, Cause UnknownCase 6. Emergency Room Management of the Dizzy Patient - Acute Cerebellar InfarctionPart III. Common Disease Case StudiesCase 7. Benign Paroxysmal Positional VertiCase 8. Migraine-Related DizzinessCase 9. Meniere's Disease - Medical ManagementCase 10. Dysequilibrium of AgingCase 11. Multisensory DysequilibriumCase 12. Meniere's Disease - Non-ablative Management of the Medically Refractory PatientCase 13. Labyrinthine ConcussionCase 14. Mild Traumatic Brain InjuryCase 15. Decompensated Unilateral Vestibular LossCase 16. Nonspecific VestibulopathyCase 17. Benign Recurrent Vertigo of ChildhoodCase 18. Drug-Induced DisequilibriumCase 19. Cerebellar DegenerationPart IV. Multiple Diagnosis Case StudiesCase 20. Meniere's Disease and Migraine-Related DizzinessCase 21. Head Trauma: Combined CNS, Labyrinthine, and Cervical InjuryCase 22. Migraine-Related Dizziness and Anxiety DisorderCase 23. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo and Migraine-Related DizzinessCase 24. Meniere's Disease and Benign Paroxysmal Positional VertigoCase 25. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo and Anxiety DisorderPart V. Unusual Disease Case StudiesCase 26. Recurrent Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo - Non-surgical ManagementCase 27. Orthostatic HypotensionCase 28. Horizontal Semicircular Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional VertigoCase 29. Bilateral Meniere's DiseaseCase 30. Multiple SclerosisCase 31. Convergence SpasmCase 32. Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome - Tullio's PhenomenonCase 33. Vertebro-Basilar InsufficiencyCase 34. Chiari MalformationCase 35. Orthostatic TremorCase 36. Mal de Debarquement SyndromeCase 37. Wallenberg's Syndrome - Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery SyndromeCase 38. Anterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery SyndromeCase 39. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo-Surgical ManagementCase 40. Drop AttacksCase 41. Ramsay Hunt SyndromeCase 42. Meniere's Disease - Ablative Mangement of the Medically Refractive PatientCase 43. Chronic Otitis MediaCase 44. Decompensated Bilateral Vestibular LossCase 45. Autoimmune Inner Ear DiseaseCase 46. Progressive Supranuclear PalsyCase 47. Lithium-Induced DizzinessCase 48. Congenital Inner Ear MalformationsCase 49. Saccadic Fixation InstabilitiesCase 50. Congenital NystagmusCase 51. Otosclerotic Inner Ear SyndromeCase 52. Solvent ExposureCase 53. Wernicke's EncephalopathyCase 54. Rotational Vertebral Artery SyndromeCase 55. Sleep Disorder and VestibulopathyPart VI. Clinical Controversy Case StudiesCase 56. MalingeringCase 57. Driving and DizzinessCase 58. Cervicogenic DizzinessCase 59. Acoustic Neuroma - ManagementCase 60. Perilymphatic FistulaCase 61. Vascular Cross-Compression Syndrome of the Eighth Cranial NerveBibliographyIndex