Dizziness and Vertigo Across the Lifespan

Dizziness and Vertigo Across the Lifespan

1st Edition - January 29, 2018
  • Authors: Bradley Kesser, A. Tucker Gleason
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323551373
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323551366

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Get a quick, expert overview of dizziness and vertigo from childhood through old age with this concise, practical resource. Drs. Bradley W. Kesser and Tucker Gleason have assembled a leading team of experts to address timely clinical topics of interest to otolarynologists and other health care providers who see patients with these common problems.

Table of Contents

  • Kesser: Dizziness and Vertigo Across the Lifespan

     

     

    Section 1: Introduction to Dizziness

    1. Dizziness Demographics and Population Health 

    2. Clinical Examination of the Dizzy Patient in the Context of Contemporary Diagnostic Techniques

    Section 2: Pediatric

    3. Development of the Vestibular System and Balance Function: Differential Diagnosis in the Pediatric Population

    4. Assessment Techniques for Vestibular Evaluation in Pediatric Patients

    5. The Predominant Forms of Vertigo in Children and Their Associated Findings on Balance Function Testing

    Section 3: Adolescent and Adult

    6. Dizziness and Vertigo in the Adolescent

    7. Evaluation of Dizziness in the Litigating Patient

    8. vHIT

    9. Positional Vertigo: As Occurs Across All Age Groups

    10. Vestibular Neuritis

    11. Migraine-Associated Vertigo

    12. Superior Canal Dehiscence

    13. Meniere’s Disease: A Challenging and Relentless Disorder

    14. Uncommon causes of disequilibrium in the adult

    Section 4: Elderly

    15. Baroreflexes

    16. Vertebrobasilar Infarcts and Ischemia

    17. Dizziness in the Elderly

    18. Medication-Related Dizziness in the Older Adult

    19. Vestibular Rehabilitation of Older Adults with Dizziness

Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: January 29, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323551373
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323551366

About the Authors

Bradley Kesser

Affiliations and Expertise

Dept of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA

A. Tucker Gleason

Affiliations and Expertise

Head and Neck Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Dept of Otolaryngology, Division of Communicative, Charlottesville Virginia