Dizziness and Vertigo: The Skillful Examination

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Title Dizziness and Vertigo: The Skillful Examination
Creator Ari A. Shemesh, Daniel R. Gold
Affiliation Department of Neurology (AAS, DRG), the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; and Departments of Ophthalmology (DRG), Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Neurosurgery and Emergency Medicine, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Abstract Background: The visual, ocular motor and vestibular systems have intimate neural and close anatomical relationship that dictates their assessment in a patient with dizziness and vertigo. Results: Recognition of the pearls and pitfalls of a targeted clinical examination HINTS/HINTS "Plus" allows the clinician to probe at the bedside the most crucial hypothesis in a patient with acute isolated vestibular syndrome, "Is this a stroke?" Conclusion: By applying a methodical approach to examination of patients with dizziness and vertigo, localization of the offending lesion, management, and even elucidation of the underlying diagnosis is feasible.
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Publisher Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Date 2020-09
Type Text
Source Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, September 2020, Volume 40, Issue 3
Language eng
Rights Management © North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
Publication Type Journal Article
ARK ark:/87278/s67714qj
Setname ehsl_novel_jno
Date Created 2020-09-15
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 1592956
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s67714qj
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