Spinning on That Dizzy Edge
1. Identify the difference between vertigo, disequilibrium, intoxication, near syncope, and psychiatric dizziness.
2. Identify helpful tests to distinguish peripheral from central vertigo.
3. Understand how to treat different kinds of vertigo.
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Rebecca Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP, Associate Residency Program Director, Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s University Hospital, Associate Professor (Adjunct), Temple University School of Medicine, Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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