Dizziness and Vertigo

Feb 1, 2017 Issue
Dizziness: Approach to Evaluation and Management [Article]

Find out how to distinguish central from peripheral causes, and which patients need urgent evaluation and treatment.

Aug 1, 2015 Issue
The Epley Maneuver for Treatment of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Treatment with the Epley maneuver resolves benign paroxysmal positional vertigo better than sham therapy or control. Minor adverse effects are uncommon.

Nov 1, 2014 Issue
Epley Maneuver Effective in the Long Term for Positional Vertigo [POEMs]

How often do patients walk into our offices with a problem and walk out cured? The Epley maneuver, which is not particularly difficult to do, results in the long-term (at least one year) resolution of posterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. A video of the maneuver can be found at

Jul 1, 2014 Issue
Prevention and Treatment of Motion Sickness [Article]

Find out behavioral strategies and the most effective medications.

Aug 15, 2010 Issue
Dizziness: A Diagnostic Approach [Article]

Dizziness accounts for an estimated 5 percent of primary care clinic visits. The patient history can generally classify dizziness into one of four categories: vertigo, disequilibrium, presyncope, or lightheadedness. The main causes of vertigo are benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, Meniere disease...

Mar 1, 2006 Issue
Altitude Sickness [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of treatments and interventions to prevent acute mountain sickness?

Jan 15, 2006 Issue
Initial Evaluation of Vertigo [Article]

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, acute vestibular neuronitis, and Meniere's disease cause most cases of vertigo; however, family physicians must consider other causes including cerebrovascular disease, migraine, psychological disease, perilymphatic fistulas, multiple sclerosis, and intracranial...

Mar 15, 2005 Issue
Treatment of Vertigo [Article]

Vertigo is the illusion of motion, usually rotational motion. As patients age, vertigo becomes an increasingly common presenting complaint. The most common causes of this condition are benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, acute vestibular neuronitis or labyrinthitis, Ménière's disease, migraine, ...

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