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Title Oxford textbook of vertigo and imbalance / edited by Adolfo M. Bronstein
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2013


Description 1 online resource (xii, 354 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford textbooks in clinical neurology
Oxford textbooks in clinical neurology.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Contributors; List of Abbreviations; 1 Biophysics of the Vestibular System; 2 Vestibular Physiology: How to be a Clinician and Yet Think Physiologically; 3 Eye Movements, Vision, and the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflexes; 4 Postural Control and the Vestibulospinal System; 5 The Vestibulo-Autonomic System; 6 Multisensory Interaction and Vestibular Compensation; 7 Functional Imaging of the Vestibular System; 8 Clinical Anatomy and Physiology of the Vestibular System; 9 I am an Otologist, What Neurology do I Need to Know?; 10 I am a Neurologist, What Otology do I Need to Know?
11 Symptoms and Syndromes in the Patient with Dizziness or Unsteadiness12 Clinical Bedside Examination; 13 Oscillopsia and Visuo Vestibular Symptoms; 14 The Role of Vestibular Laboratory Testing; 15 Imaging of Vertigo and Labyrinthine Disorders; 16 Vestibular Symptoms, Balance, and Their Disorders: How Will We Classify Them?; 17 The Principles of Balance Treatment and Rehabilitation; 18 The Epidemiology of Vertigo and Imbalance; 19 Vestibular Neuritis; 20 Positional Vertigo and Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo; 21 Migraine and Other Episodic Vestibular Disorders
22 Ménière's Disease and Other Causes of Episodic Vertigo23 Posterior Circulation Stroke and Vestibular Syndromes; 24 Gait and Disequilibrium; 25 Progressive Vestibulocerebellar Syndromes; 26 Bilateral Vestibular Failure: Causes and Courses; 27 Vertigo and Dizziness in General Medicine; 28 Motion Sickness and Disorientation in Vehicles; 29 Fits, Faints, Funny Turns, and Falls in the Differential Diagnosis of the Dizzy Patient; 30 Behavioural Neuro-Otology; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
Summary Vertigo, dizziness, and imbalance rank amongst the most common presenting symptoms in neurology, ENT, geriatric medicine, and general practice. These symptoms can originate from many different organs and systems, such as the inner ear, general medical conditions, neurological and psychological disorders. The Oxford Textbook of Vertigo and Imbalance provides an up-to-date summary of the scientific basis, clinical diagnosis, and management of disorders leading to dizzinessand poor balance. This textbook is conceptually divided into three sections, detailing the scientific basis, general clinical
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Equilibrium (Physiology)
Vertigo -- physiopathology
Vestibular Diseases -- physiopathology
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Equilibrium (Physiology)
Form Electronic book
Author Bronstein, Adolfo M
ISBN 9780191642067
Other Titles Vertigo and imbalance