David E Newman-Toker


Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA


  1. Newman Toker D, Saber Tehrani A, Mantokoudis G, Pula J, Guede C, Kerber K, et al. Quantitative video-oculography to help diagnose stroke in acute vertigo and dizziness: toward an ECG for the eyes. Stroke. 2013;44:1158-61 pubmed publisher
  2. Saber Tehrani A, Kattah J, Mantokoudis G, Pula J, Nair D, Blitz A, et al. Small strokes causing severe vertigo: frequency of false-negative MRIs and nonlacunar mechanisms. Neurology. 2014;83:169-73 pubmed publisher
    ..We found nonlacunar mechanisms in half, suggesting greater risk than might otherwise be assumed for patients with such small infarctions. ..
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    Newman Toker D, Camargo C. 'Cardiogenic vertigo'--true vertigo as the presenting manifestation of primary cardiac disease. Nat Clin Pract Neurol. 2006;2:167-72; quiz 173 pubmed
    ..Placement of a temporary pacing wire, followed by surgical implantation of a single-chamber ventricular (VVI) pacemaker. ..
  4. Newman Toker D, Camargo C, Hsieh Y, Pelletier A, Edlow J. Disconnect between charted vestibular diagnoses and emergency department management decisions: a cross-sectional analysis from a nationally representative sample. Acad Emerg Med. 2009;16:970-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Most patients diagnosed with BPPV are given meclizine, which is not indicated. Specific therapy for APV (corticosteroids) is probably underutilized. Educational initiatives and clinical guidelines merit consideration. ..
  5. Newman Toker D, Edlow J. TiTrATE: A Novel, Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosing Acute Dizziness and Vertigo. Neurol Clin. 2015;33:577-99, viii pubmed publisher
    ..The cases are real and are meant to demonstrate and reinforce lessons provided in this and subsequent articles. In addition to pertinent elements of medical history, cases include videos of key examination findings. ..
  6. Tarnutzer A, Lee S, Robinson K, Wang Z, Edlow J, Newman Toker D. ED misdiagnosis of cerebrovascular events in the era of modern neuroimaging: A meta-analysis. Neurology. 2017;88:1468-1477 pubmed publisher
    ..Future research should emphasize studying causes and designing error-reduction strategies in symptom-specific subgroups at greatest risk of misdiagnosis. ..
  7. Newman Toker D, Della Santina C, Blitz A. Vertigo and hearing loss. Handb Clin Neurol. 2016;136:905-21 pubmed publisher
    ..In this chapter, we describe recommended strategies for audiovestibular imaging based on patient symptoms and signs. ..
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    Newman Toker D, Cannon L, Stofferahn M, Rothman R, Hsieh Y, Zee D. Imprecision in patient reports of dizziness symptom quality: a cross-sectional study conducted in an acute care setting. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007;82:1329-40 pubmed
    ..To quantify precision in patient reports of different attributes of dizziness...
  9. Newman Toker D, Hsieh Y, Camargo C, Pelletier A, Butchy G, Edlow J. Spectrum of dizziness visits to US emergency departments: cross-sectional analysis from a nationally representative sample. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008;83:765-75 pubmed publisher

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  1. Newman Toker D, Dy F, Stanton V, Zee D, Calkins H, Robinson K. How often is dizziness from primary cardiovascular disease true vertigo? A systematic review. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23:2087-94 pubmed publisher
    ..It is known that cardiovascular disease causes dizziness, but unknown how often such dizziness is vertiginous, as opposed to presyncopal...
  2. Chang T, Wang Z, Winnick A, Chuang H, Urrutia V, Carey J, et al. Sudden Hearing Loss with Vertigo Portends Greater Stroke Risk Than Sudden Hearing Loss or Vertigo Alone. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018;27:472-478 pubmed publisher
    ..This suggests that SHL in patients with vertigo is not necessarily a benign peripheral vestibular sign. ..