Acute vestibular syndromes – Part 2

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In this episode:

  • Acute vestibular and acute transient vestibular syndromes
  • The HINTS + assessment… a powerful tool in teasing out those patients at risk of more serious causes of acute vertigo such as posterior circulation stroke
  • Confirming the diagnosis of vestibular neuritis

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

Total time: 53 mins

Guest: Dr Benjamin Tsang, Neurologist

 

Recommended resources:

 

Videos provided by Dr Tsang and hospital staff at Sunshine coast

Head Impulse test
Video shows the head impulse test demonstration.

 

L) PC BPPV – L) DH UBN and torsional
Video of what left posterior canal BPPV would look like on a left Dix-Hallpike.

 

Cropped N right HIT +ve left HIT
Video shows an abnormal physical examination finding of an abnormal head impulse test.

Last Updated: 13 Jul, 2021

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