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Author Baloh, Robert W. (Robert William), 1942-

Title Clinical neurophysiology of the vestibular system / Robert W. Baloh, Kevin A. Kerber
Edition 4th ed
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 455 pages) : illustrations
Series Contemporary neurology series ; 77
Contemporary neurology series ; 77.
Contents Overview of the vestibular system anatomy and physiology -- The peripheral vestibular system -- The central vestibular system -- Epidemiology of dizziness -- The history of the dizzy patient -- Bedside examination of the vestibular system -- Laboratory examinations of the vestibular system -- Clinical evaluation of hearing -- Infectious diseases -- Benign positional vertigo -- Endolymphatic hydrops (Meniere's syndrome) -- Migraine -- Immune-mediated diseases -- Vascular disorders -- Tumors -- Trauma -- Toxic/metabolic disorders -- Developmental and genetic disorders -- Antiemetic and antivertigo drugs -- Vestibular rehabilitation
Summary This text provides a framework for understanding the pathophysiology of diseases involving the vestibular system. It explores the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system evaluation of the dizzy patient, diagnosis and management of common neurotologic disorders, and symptomatic treatment of vertigo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Vestibular apparatus.
Vestibular function tests.
Vestibular Diseases -- physiopathology
Vestibular Function Tests
Vestibule, Labyrinth -- physiology
MEDICAL -- Neuroscience.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Neuropsychology.
Vestibular apparatus
Vestibular function tests
Form Electronic book
Author Kerber, Kevin A
ISBN 9780199780839