Vestibular Function: Clinical and Practice Management
Praise for the First Edition: Concise, clearly written, and well referenced. Clinical topics...are dispensed with brief, understandable explanations and provide the reader an easy reference resource. -Head and NeckAn excellent overviewapproaches this topic with a refreshing multidisciplinary perspective. - Otology and Neurotology In an updated and expanded Second Edition, this essential text continues to provide a dynamic introduction to dizziness and balance disorders, and a thorough discussion of the tenets of managing a balance clinic. Vestibular Function: Clinical and Practice Management begins with comprehensive advice on the function and dysfunction of the vestibular system, and how to perform a vestibular evaluation. In the following chapters, the author provides insight on the prevention of falls, and the treatment of vestibular dysfunction. In his expert discussion of the practical aspects involved in establishing, equipping and operating a balance clinic, Dr. Desmond includes his own unique perspective on staffing needs and marketing and financial considerations.New to this edition:
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