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Vertigo, dizziness, and imbalance rank amongst the most common presenting symptoms in neurology, ENT, geriatric medicine, and general practice. These symptoms can originate from many different organs and systems, such as the inner ear, general medical conditions, neurological and psychological disorders. The Oxford Textbook of Vertigo and Imbalance provides an up-to-date summary of the scientific basis, clinical diagnosis, and management of disorders leading to dizziness and poor balance. This textbook is conceptually divided into three sections, detailing the scientific basis, general clinical issues, and specific diseases diagnosed in clinical practice that are responsible for complaints of dizziness and imbalance. Individual chapters address benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, vestibular migraine, vestibular neuritis, stroke, and Ménière's disease. Additional chapters follow a syndrome-based approach and cover multiple conditions, including cerebellar disorders, bilateral vestibular failure and gait, and psychological disorders.
The print edition is complemented by an online version, which allows access to the full content of the textbook, contains links from the references to primary research journal articles, allows full text searches, and provides access to figures and tables that can be downloaded to PowerPoint.
It serves a useful clinical reference for neurologists, otorhinolaryngologists, audio-vestibular physicians, and senior trainees in those specialties.
Readership: Neurologists, ENT specialists, audio-vestibular physicians and senior trainees in those medical specialities; other healthcare professionals, in particular audiologists and vestibular scientists.
1 Biophysics of the Vestibular System. Herman Kingma and Maurice Janssen
2 Vestibular Physiology: How to be a Clinician and Yet Think Physiologically. Dominik Straumann
3 Eye Movements, Vision, and the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflexes Alessandro Serra, Karim Salame, Ke Liao, and R. John Leigh
4 Postural Control and the Vestibulospinal System John H. J. Allum and Mark G. Carpenter
5 The Vestibulo-Autonomic System Bill J. Yates, Ilan A. Kerman, Brian Jian, and Timothy D. Wilson
6 Multisensory Interaction and Vestibular Compensation Ian S. Curthoys and G. Michael Halmagyi
7 Functional Imaging of the Vestibular System Marianne Dieterich
8 Clinical Anatomy and Physiology of the Vestibular System G. Michael Halmagyi and Ian S. Curthoys
9 I am an Otologist, What Neurology do I Need to Know? Thomas Lempert
10 I am a Neurologist, What Ototogy do I Need to Know? Rosalyn A. Davies and Louisa J. Murdin
11 Symptoms and Syndromes in the Patient with Dizziness or Unsteadiness Adolfo M. Bronstein and Thomas Lempert
12 Clinical Bedside Examination Amir Kheradmand, Adolfo M. Bronstein, and David S. Zee
13 Oscillopsia and Visuo-Vestibular symptoms Adolfo M. Bronstein
14 The Role of Vestibular Laboratory Testing Neil Shepard, Kristen Janky, and Scott Eggers
15 Imaging of Vertigo and Labyrinthine Disorders M. Radon, Tarek A. Yousry
16 Vestibular Symptoms, Balance and Their Disorders: How Will we Classify Them? Alexandre R. Bisdorff, Jeffrey P. Staab, and David E. Newman-Toker
17 The Principles of Balance Treatment and Rehabilitation Marousa Pavlou and Di Newham
18 The Epidemiology of Vertigo and Imbalance Hannelore K. Neuhauser
19 Vestibular Neuritis Michael Strupp and Thomas Brandt
20 Positional Vertigo and Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Daniele Nuti and David S. Zee
21 Migraine and Other Episodic Vestibular Disorders Michael von Brevern
22 Ménière's Disease Yuri Agrawal and Lloyd B. Minor
23 Posterior Circulation Stroke and Vestibular Syndromes Ji Soo Kim and Hyung Lee
24 Gait and Dysequilibrium P. D. Thompson and T. E. Kimber
25 Progressive Vestibulocerebellar Syndromes Tracey D. Graves and Joanna C. Jen
26 Bilateral Vestibular Failure: Causes and Courses Thomas Brandt, Marianne Dieterich, and Michael Strupp
27 Vertigo and Dizziness in General Medicine Kevin Barraclough and Barry Seemungal
28 Motion Sickness and Disorientation in Vehicles John F. Golding and Michael A. Gresty
29 Fits, Faints, Funny Turns, and Falls in the Differential Diagnosis of the Dizzy Patient Alexander A. Tarnutzer and David E. Newman-Toker
30 Behavioral Neuro-otology Jeffrey P. Staab
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