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Title Balance function assessment and management / Gary P. Jacobson, PhD, Neil T. Shepard, PhD
Edition Second edition
Published San Diego, CA : Plural Publishing Inc., [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 887 pages) : illustrations
Contents Practical anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system -- Practical anatomy and physiology of the ocular motor system -- Ontogeny of the vestibular system and balance -- Clinical neurophysiology of vestibular compensation -- Eye movement recording techniques -- Vertigo case history -- Bedside assessment of the vestibular system -- Assessing dizziness-related quality of life -- Background and technique of ocular motility testing -- Interpretation and usefulness of ocular motility testing -- Technique and interpretation of positional testing -- Background and technique of caloric testing -- Interpretation and usefulness of caloric testing -- Background and introduction to whole body rotational testing -- Clinical utility and interpretation of whole body rotation -- The video Head Impulse Test (vHIT) -- Practical biomechanics and physiology of balance -- Computerized dynamic posturography -- Interperetation and usefulness of computerized dynamic posturography -- Vestibular sensory-evoked potentials -- Vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials (VEMPs) -- Tests of otolith function and of vestibular perception -- Electrocochleography (ECochG) -- Topological localization of vestibular system impairment -- Pediatric vestibular testing -- Nonmedical management of positional vertigo -- Medical treatment of vertigo that is otologic in origin -- Surgical management of vertigo that is otologic in origin -- Neurologic origins of dizziness and vertigo -- Behavioral factors in dizziness and vertigo -- Vestibular rehabilitation -- The aging vestibular system : implications for rehabilitation -- Multifactorial assessment of falls risk in the elderly -- Within and between measure relationships between balance function tests : illustrative cases
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Vestibular apparatus -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Vestibular apparatus -- Diseases -- Treatment.
Vestibular function tests.
Vestibular Diseases -- diagnosis.
Vestibular Diseases -- therapy.
Vestibular Function Tests -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Jacobson, Gary P., editor
Shepard, Neil T., editor
ISBN 1597569119 (electronic bk.)
9781597569118 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. ;) (alk. paper)
(hbk. ;) (alk. paper)