Here is Emma’s talk on vertigo. Thankyou to Brodie for coming in to demonstrate some therapeutic techniques used by our fantastic Care Coordination Team. Resources: Vertigo Diagnostic Table developed by Bronwyn Kaiser (CCT):
Here is Tom’s 3rd wrap up of what’s hot in emergency medicine. Resources: Does my dizzy patient have a stroke? A systematic review of bedside diagnosis in acute vestibular syndrome. CMAJ, June 14, 2011, 183(9)…requires SCGH library login AVS vs Stroke Cheet Sheet: CME 16/01/14 Vestibular and Vertigo Assessment – contains some further information on how to […]
Thanks to Bronwyn for giving the physiotherapy perspective on vestibular assessment and management of BPPV. This compliments Dr Jim Flleet’s recent talk, “Vestibular and Vertigo Assessement”, given from the neurology perspective.
Thanks again to Jim for giving a very helpful talk on the assessment of ED patients presenting with vertigo. Head Thrust Test: Vertigo Assessment Algorithm: Here is a the article that Jim mentions in his talk. This article, published in Stroke 2009, examines the sensitivity of occulomotor bedside testing (Head-Impulse—Nystagmus—Test-of-Skew or HINTS) compared with early MRI […]