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Medicine > Otorhinolaryngology
Vestibular Testing Interpretation: Drill and Practice
Crowson, Matthew G.
ISBN 13: 
9781635501056
ISBN 10: 
1635501059
Category: 
Otorhinolaryngology
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Plural Publishing, Inc.
Format: 
Spiral
Status: 
Active
Affiliation: 
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center
Pages: 
112
Weight: 
2
Retail Price: 
99.95
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Synopsis:
Vestibular Testing Interpretation offers an easy-to-read and comprehensive overview of vestibular testing. Written with a trainee or junior practitioner in mind, this text couples an evidenced-based review of the most commonly employed vestibular function tests with cases from real patient encounters. The book is divided into two sections: Section I provides an introduction and approach to vestibular testing, while Section II provides 27 clinical case vignettes. In the case of a reader who is just starting to learn about vestibular testing, the authors recommend going through part one of this book to develop a foundation of the basics of various vestibular tests and their uses. After the reader has a grasp of which test is used and why, it is recommended that the reader proceed with reviews of the patient cases. The book is designed in two sections so the background provided in the first half of the book will help inform the reader analyze the patient cases. For practitioners who are more experienced with vestibular testing, we'd recommend consulting the first part of the book as needed for touch-up on topics. The primary utility for experienced practitioners will be to work through the patient cases as `drill and practice.' The cases need not be approached in sequential order - they were designed independent to one another, so no intentional order is presented. Key Features 27 cases derived from real patient encounters using the latest vestibular testing technologies found in modern clinical vestibular testing laboratories Curated references and additional readings are highlighted throughout to enhance reader understanding of key topics An overview of the approach to the vestibular patient from the perspective of testing Intuitive figures and schematics to supplement the text

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