Title

Office Evaluation of Dizziness

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-2015

Abstract

Patients presenting to primary care with complaints of dizziness are common. Differentiating the cause of dizziness can be made easier by considering 4 main categories of dizziness: vertigo, presyncope/syncope, disequilibrium, and nonspecific symptoms. Differentials should immediately include the most common causes of dizziness, such as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and orthostatic hypotension. Diagnostic tests should be ordered for patients who have abnormal findings on physical examination that may indicate a more serious cause of dizziness.

Publication Title

Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice

Volume

42

Issue

2

First Page

249

Last Page

258

Comments

This article was published in Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice, Volume 42, Issue 2, June 2015.

The published version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pop.2015.01.004.

Copyright © 2015 Elsevier.

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