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Practical Management of the Balance Disorder Patient, 1st Edition

  • Neil T. Shepard, Ph.D. University Of Michigan Medical School
  • Steven A. Telian, M.D. University Of Michigan Medical School
  • ISBN-10: 1879105845  |  ISBN-13: 9781879105843
  • 240 Pages
  • © 1997 | Published
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Overview

This textbook provides a practical and systematic approach to the patient with balance disorders. It emphasizes an understanding of how the overall balance system functions to aid in effective evaluation and treatment and provides reliable tools for guiding therapy even when the exact diagnosis may be elusive. It covers a range of topics which include: a practical presentation of the basics of vestibular system function, the use of clinical information in diagnosis and treatment planning, rehabilitation of the dizzy patient and surgical patient selection.

Features and Benefits

  • The text is at an intermediate level, and is helpful to the beginning professional in this area of study when used in combination with other texts.
  • Serves as a reference to supplement current knowledge and experience.
  • Provides a practical and systematic approach to the patient with balance disorders.

Table of Contents

Basic Anatomy and Physiology Review. Functional Physiology and Compensatory Mechanisms. The Neurotologic History and Physical Examination. Electronystagmography Evaluation. Ocular-Motor Evaluation. Rotational Chair Testing. Postural Control Evaluation. Integrated Management Evaluation of the Balance Disorder Patient. Vestibular Rehabilitation Programs. Medical Therapy for the Balance Disorder Patient. Surgical Management of the Balance Disorder Patient. References. Index.