Anterior Canal - BPPV: Deep head hanging

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Identifier AC-BPPV-deep
Title Anterior Canal - BPPV: Deep head hanging
Subject Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo; BPPV; Anterior Canal; Deep head hanging; Exam; Examination
Creator Daniel R. Gold, DO, Departments of Neurology, Ophthalmology, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Emergency Medicine, and Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Co-Authors: Laura Morris, PT, NCS, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare; Michael C Schubert PT, PhD, Departments of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Amir Kheradmand MD, Departments of Neurology, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Description Regardless or whether it is thought that the patient has right or left anterior canal (AC) involvement, the deep head hanging maneuver is performed in the same way. • First the patient is placed in the long-sitting position • Then the patient is moved into a supine position with the head in at least 30 degrees of cervical extension • Allow nystagmus and vertigo to resolve (at least 30 seconds) • Bring the head into cervical flexion with the chin touching the chest • After 30 seconds the patient is brought back to a seated position with cervical flexion maintained • The head is brought back into a neutral position
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image/MovingImage
Format video/mp4
Relation is Part of NOVEL: Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library Examination Collection
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Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5890
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
File Name AC-BPPV
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6fn4fv6
Setname ehsl_novel_gold
Date Created 2016-03-14
Date Modified 2018-12-04
ID 187683
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