Vestibular Function - Alan Desmond

Vestibular Function

By Alan Desmond

  • Release Date: 2004-04-12
  • Genre: Medical

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Multiple etiologies and a lack of clinical evidence both contribute to the challenges of diagnosing and treating dizziness and balance disorders. These health-related complaints are common among the fastest growing age group (75+). This text provides a dynamic introduction to balance disorders and is the first of its kind to explore the clinical, scientific, and economic demands of the field.

Key features:

-Covers the full range of examination techniques to expand your scope of treatment options
-Provides an overview of all the clinical fundamentals: anatomy, physiology, testing, and interpretation
-Basic format designed for beginners and students; it is perfect as a course book
-Offers an objective review of the rationale and cost-effectiveness of starting a vestibular laboratory
-Unique coverage of the business aspects, such as necessary equipment, where to buy it, and how to build a successful and profitable practice

The cause and effect of vestibular and balance disorders extend into a broad range of specialities, making proper treatment more relevant and critical than ever. Highly instructional and thorough, this book offers a complete overview of the field and is a practical hands-on guide for beginners, as well as a useful reference for audiologists, otolaryngologists, physical therapists, and neurologists.