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Title Neuro-otology / edited by Joseph M. Furman and Thomas Lempert
Published Amsterdam : Elsevier, [2016]


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 409 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Handbook of clinical neurology ; volume 137
Handbook of clinical neurology ; volume 137.
Contents Anatomy, physiology, and physics of the peripheral vestibular system / H. Kingma, R. van de Berg -- Physiology of central pathways / K.E. Cullen -- Neurotransmitters in the vestibular system / C.D. Balaban -- Multisensory integration in balance control / A.M. Bronstein -- The epidemiology of dizziness and vertigo / H.K. Neuhauser -- Vestibular symptoms and history taking / A. Bisdorff -- Bedside examination / D. Straumann -- Eye movements in vestibular disorders / A. Kheradmand, A.I. Colpak, D.S. Zee -- The caloric irrigation test / N.T. Shepard, G.P. Jacobson -- Vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials / J.G. Colebatch, S.M. Rosengren, M.S. Welgampola -- Audiometry and other hearing tests / R.A. Davies -- Rotational testing / J.M. Furman -- An overview of vestibular rehabilitation / S.L. Whitney, A.A. Alghwiri, A. Alghadir -- Principles of vestibular pharmacotherapy / C. Chabbert -- Acute unilateral loss of vestibular function / M. Fetter -- Chronic unilateral vestibular loss / K.A. Kerber -- Bilateral vestibulopathy / M. Strupp, K. Feil, M. Dieterich, T. Brandt -- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and its variants / D. Nuti, M. Masini, M. Mandalà -- Menière's disease / J.M. Espinosa-Sanchez, J.A. Lopez-Escamez -- Otologic disorders causing dizziness, including surgery for vestibular disorders / P. Bertholon, A. Karkas -- Posttraumatic dizziness and vertigo / M. Szczupak, M.E. Hoffer, S. Murphy, C.D. Balaban -- Vestibular migraine / M. von Brevern, T. Lempert -- Ischemic syndromes causing dizziness and vertigo / K.-D. Choi, H. Lee, J.-S. Kim -- Functional and psychiatric vestibular disorders / J.P. Staab -- Vertigo and dizziness in children / K. Jahn -- The conundrum of cervicogenic dizziness / M. Magnusson, E.-M. Malmström -- Motion sickness / J.F. Golding -- Mal de débarquement syndrome / T.C. Hain, M. Cherchi
Summary "Neuro-Otology: a volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, provides a comprehensive translational reference on the disorders of the peripheral and central vestibular system. The volume is aimed at serving clinical neurologists who wish to know the most current established information related to dizziness and disequilibrium from a clinical, yet scholarly, perspective. This handbook sets the new standard for comprehensive multi-authored textbooks in the field of neuro-otology. The volume is divided into three sections, including basic aspects, diagnostic and therapeutic management, and neuro-otologic disorders. Internationally acclaimed chapter authors represent a broad spectrum of areas of expertise, chosen for their ability to write clearly and concisely with an eye toward a clinical audience. The Basic Aspects section is brief and covers the material in sufficient depth necessary for understanding later translational and clinical material. The Diagnostic and Therapeutic Management section covers all of the essential topics in the evaluation and treatment of patients with dizziness and disequilibrium. The section on Neuro-otologic Disorders is the largest portion of the volume and addresses every major diagnostic category in the field"--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from pdf title page (ScienceDirect, viewed October 31, 2016)
Subject Neurotology.
Vestibular apparatus -- Diseases.
Vestibule, Labyrinth
Vestibular Diseases
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Vestibular apparatus -- Diseases
Genre/Form Electronic book
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Furman, Joseph M., 1952- editor.
Lempert, Thomas, editor
ISBN 9780444634474