Topic #1 - Are you performing the most efficient assessment based on the information from the case history and physical exam ?

This newsletter series will explain how you can achieve vast time savings and yet gain more confidence in the diagnosis of the patient suffering from the most frequently diagnosed peripheral disorders. The goal of assessing the patient with vestibular symptoms is to determine if the disorder is unilateral or bilateral, what end organ is contributing to the disorder and the severity of the disorder, and assessing recovery after the onset of the disorder

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Case History

Prolonged severe rotational vertigo, head movement worsens the symptoms, postural imbalance to the side of the lesion, nausea

Physical Exam & Spontaneous

spontaneous horizontal nystagmus beating toward the right ear.

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VEMP

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What is the diagnosis?

a)      Meniere’s Disease

b)      Superior Vestibular Neuritis

c)      Vestibular Migraine

d)     Inferior Vestibular Neuritis

 

Learn more
Diagnostic booklet – Describing the global trend in vestibular testing 
Reimbursement for Vestibular Testing – US version – Current avg. reimbursement reported is $64
The Complete Test of the Vestibular Peripheral System - Ian S. Curthoys, PhD
Analysis video
..and find the answer to the question


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