TITLE

REVIEW. Tests used to evaluate dizziness in primary care

AUTHOR(S)
Dros, Jacquelien; Maarsingh, Otto R.; van der Horst, Henriëtte E.; Bindels, Patrick J.; ter Riet, Gerben; van Weert, Henk C.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE621
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Tests used to evaluate dizziness in primary care," by Dr. Jacquelien Dros and colleagues which was published online at www.cmaj.ca. It focuses on a study regarding dizziness among patients in primary care. It mentions several diseases which cause dizziness including vertigo, presyncope, and disequilibrium. Furthermore, the nature of the diagnostic process for dizziness in primary care is discussed.
ACCESSION #
54100070

 

Related Articles

  • How physicians evaluate and treat dizziness.  // Modern Medicine;Jun94, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p58 

    Presents an abstract of the article `Management of dizziness in primary care,' by P.D. Sloane, J. Dallara and C. Roach and published in the American Board of Family Practice.

  • Causes of Persistent Dizziness in Elderly Patients in Primary Care. Maarsingh, Otto R.; Dros, Jacquelien; Schellevis, François G.; Van Weert, Henk C.; Van der Windt, Danielle A.; ter Riet, Gerben; Van der Horst, Henriette E. // Annals of Family Medicine;May/Jun2010, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p196 

    The article presents a study which examines the cause of dizziness in older people in primary care. The study evaluates data from patients aged 65 years and older in the Netherlands based on a set of diagnostic tests which was reviewed by family physician, geriatrician, and a nursing home...

  • Causes of Dizziness in the Elderly.  // Annals of Family Medicine;May/Jun2010, Vol. 8 Issue 3, preceding p1 

    The article offers information on the RADICAL (Read, Ask, Discuss, Inquire, Collaborate, Act, and Learn) journal club of the Annals of Family Medicine. It says that the readers can participate in the discussions of the issues affecting primary care and they can post their discussions at...

  • Five keys for diagnosing most vertigo, dizziness, and imbalance syndromes: an expert opinion. Brandt, Thomas; Strupp, Michael; Dieterich, Marianne // Journal of Neurology;Jan2014, Vol. 261 Issue 1, p229 

    A letter to the editor about the diagnostic criteria for vertigo, dizziness and imbalance syndromes which are used by the German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders is presented.

  • What is the best way to manage benign paroxysmal positional vertigo?  // Journal of Family Practice;Dec2003, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p971 

    A simple repositioning maneuver, such as the Epley maneuver, performed by an experienced clinician, can provide symptom relief from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) lasting at least 1 month. Medical therapy with benzodiazepines for vestibular suppression provides no proven benefit for...

  • Spectrum of Dizziness Visits to US Emergency Departments: Cross-Sectional Analysis From a Nationally Representative Sample. Newman-Toker, David E.; Yu-Hsiang Hsieh; Camargo Jr, Carlos A.; Pelletier, Andrea J.; Butchy, Gregary T.; Edlow, Jonathan A. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2008, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p765 

    OBJECTIVE: To describe the spectrum of visits to US emergency departments (EDs) for acute dizziness and determine whether ED patients with dizziness are diagnosed as having a range of benign and dangerous medical disorders, rather than predominantly vestibular ones. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A...

  • CRITERI DIAGNOSTICI PER VERTIGINE CERVICOGENICA: REVISIONE NARRATIVE DELLA LETTERATURA. Tassinari, Chiara; Romeo, Antonio; Broggi, Leila; Vanti, Carla // Scienza Riabilitativa;2013, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p24 

    Introduction: Cervicogenic vertigo is a non-specific sensation of altered spatial orientation, due to abnormal afferences to the vestibular nuclei, originating from damaged articular or muscular receptors in the upper cervical spine.This symptom can be related to problems in the central nervous,...

  • Worried well set to rise. Waters, Adele // GP: General Practitioner;5/27/2002, p13 

    Forecasts the increasing primary care consultation for minor illnesses in Great Britain. Alleviation on the workload of the general practitioners; Growth on the levels of illnesses; Result of public confusion.

  • Key changes to existing areas.  // Pulse;2/23/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p3 

    A list of key changes in register points of primary care in areas of coronary heart disease, heart failure, hypertension, diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics