Practical Management of the Balance Disorder Patient / Edition 1

Practical Management of the Balance Disorder Patient / Edition 1

by Neil T. Shepard, Steven A. Telian
     
 


This textbook provides a practical and systematic approach to the patient with balance disorders. It emphasizes an understanding of how the overall balance system functions to aid in effective evaluation and treatment and provides reliable tools for guiding therapy even when the exact diagnosis may be elusive. It covers a range of topics which include: a… See more details below

Overview


This textbook provides a practical and systematic approach to the patient with balance disorders. It emphasizes an understanding of how the overall balance system functions to aid in effective evaluation and treatment and provides reliable tools for guiding therapy even when the exact diagnosis may be elusive. It covers a range of topics which include: a practical presentation of the basics of vestibular system function, the use of clinical information in diagnosis and treatment planning, rehabilitation of the dizzy patient and surgical patient selection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781879105843
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/01/1996
Series:
A Singular Audiology Text Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Basic Anatomy and Physiology Review. Functional Physiology and Compensatory Mechanisms. The Neurotologic History and Physical Examination. Electronystagmography Evaluation. Ocular-Motor Evaluation. Rotational Chair Testing. Postural Control Evaluation. Integrated Management Evaluation of the Balance Disorder Patient. Vestibular Rehabilitation Programs. Medical Therapy for the Balance Disorder Patient. Surgical Management of the Balance Disorder Patient. References. Index.

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