Dizziness and Vertigo
Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Perform a differential diagnosis for dizziness and vertigo to distinguish benign from serious causes requiring urgent evaluation and treatment.
2. Demonstrate physical examination techniques used to determine etiology of dizziness/vertigo, including the use of the HINTS examination, and the Dix-Hallpike maneuver.
3. Perform the Epley maneuver and provider patient education on use of this treatment for symptom relief.
4. Prepare treatment/referral plans for patients diagnosed with BPPH, vestibular neuritis, Meniere disease, vestibular migraine, and vertebrobasilar ischemia.
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Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP – Professor of Emergency and Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Solon, Iowa
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