Clinical Neurophysiology of the Vestibular System / Edition 3

Clinical Neurophysiology of the Vestibular System / Edition 3

by Robert W. Baloh, Vicente Honrubia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195139828

ISBN-13: 9780195139822

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The second edition of this well-received text is at least 50% larger than its predecessor, with most of the additional pages devoted to clinical diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of common neuro-otologic disorders. Algorithms and tables guide the practitioner confronted with a patient complaining of dizziness or related symptoms. Newer tests are discussed,

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The second edition of this well-received text is at least 50% larger than its predecessor, with most of the additional pages devoted to clinical diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of common neuro-otologic disorders. Algorithms and tables guide the practitioner confronted with a patient complaining of dizziness or related symptoms. Newer tests are discussed, and the chapter on the evaluation of hearing has been significantly expanded. The highly praised sections on basic neurophysiology reflect the latest research. This edition features 87 new illustrations including tables, diagnostic charts, and MRI and CT scans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195139822
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Series:
Contemporary Neurology Series, #63
Edition description:
3rd Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IAnatomy and Physiology of the Vestibular System
1Vestibular Function: An Overview3
2The Peripheral Vestibular System23
3The Central Vestibular System53
Pt. IIEvaluation of the Dizzy Patient
4The History of the Dizzy Patient111
5Bedside Examination of the Vestibular System132
6Laboratory Examination of the Vestibular System152
7Clinical Evaluation of Hearing200
Pt. IIIDiagnosis and Management of Common Neurotologic Disorders
8Infectious Disorders217
9Benign Positional Vertigo239
10Endolymphatic Hydrops (Meniere's Syndrome)252
11Migraine264
12Immune-Mediated Diseases277
13Vascular Disorders292
14Tumors309
15Trauma322
16Toxic/Metabolic Disorders333
17Developmental and Genetic Disorders349
Pt. IVSymptomatic Treatment of Vertigo
18Antiemetic and Antivertigo Drugs371
19Vestibular Rehabilitation383
Index393

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