dizziness

Summary

Summary: An imprecise term which may refer to a sense of spatial disorientation, motion of the environment, or lightheadedness.

Top Publications

  1. Dros J, Maarsingh O, van der Windt D, Oort F, Ter Riet G, de Rooij S, et al. Profiling dizziness in older primary care patients: an empirical study. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e16481 pubmed publisher
    ..A first differentiation in diagnostic subtypes or profiles may guide the diagnostic process of dizziness and can serve as a classification system in future research...
  2. Janssens K, Rosmalen J, Ormel J, Verhulst F, Hunfeld J, Mancl L, et al. Pubertal status predicts back pain, overtiredness, and dizziness in American and Dutch adolescents. Pediatrics. 2011;128:553-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This might be explained, at least in part, by pubertal development. We hypothesized that pubertal maturation predicts the development of most functional somatic symptoms and that this especially is true for girls...
  3. Toupet M, Ferrary E, Grayeli A. Visual analog scale to assess vertigo and dizziness after repositioning maneuvers for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. J Vestib Res. 2011;21:235-41 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the value of Visual Analog Scale (VAS) in evaluating vertigo and dizziness in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).
  4. Yardley L, Barker F, Muller I, Turner D, Kirby S, Mullee M, et al. Clinical and cost effectiveness of booklet based vestibular rehabilitation for chronic dizziness in primary care: single blind, parallel group, pragmatic, randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 2012;344:e2237 pubmed publisher
    To determine the clinical and cost effectiveness of booklet based vestibular rehabilitation with and without telephone support for chronic dizziness, compared with routine care.
  5. Dros J, Maarsingh O, Beem L, van der Horst H, Ter Riet G, Schellevis F, et al. Functional prognosis of dizziness in older adults in primary care: a prospective cohort study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60:2263-9 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the 6-month functional prognosis of dizziness in older adults in primary care, to identify important predictors of dizziness-related impairment, and to construct a score to assist risk prediction.
  6. Fife T, GIZA C. Posttraumatic vertigo and dizziness. Semin Neurol. 2013;33:238-43 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness and vertigo are common symptoms following minor head trauma...
  7. Calhoun A, Ford S, Pruitt A, Fisher K. The point prevalence of dizziness or vertigo in migraine--and factors that influence presentation. Headache. 2011;51:1388-92 pubmed publisher
    To ascertain and characterize the point prevalence of dizziness or vertigo in migraineurs presenting for routine appointments at a specialty headache clinic.
  8. Della Morte D, Rundek T. Dizziness and vertigo. Front Neurol Neurosci. 2012;30:22-5 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness is a general, non-specific term to indicate a sense of disorientation...
  9. Neff B, Staab J, Eggers S, Carlson M, Schmitt W, Van Abel K, et al. Auditory and vestibular symptoms and chronic subjective dizziness in patients with Ménière's disease, vestibular migraine, and Ménière's disease with concomitant vestibular migraine. Otol Neurotol. 2012;33:1235-44 pubmed publisher
    To compare presentations of Ménière's disease (MD), vestibular migraine (VM), and Ménière's disease plus vestibular migraine (MDVM), with and without comorbid chronic subjective dizziness (CSD).

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  1. Olsson Möller U, Midlöv P, Kristensson J, Ekdahl C, Berglund J, Jakobsson U. Prevalence and predictors of falls and dizziness in people younger and older than 80 years of age--a longitudinal cohort study. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2013;56:160-8 pubmed publisher
    The objectives were to investigate the prevalence and predictors for falls and dizziness among people younger and older than 80 years of age...
  2. Fife T. Positional dizziness. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2012;18:1060-85 pubmed publisher
    ..methods to help distinguish vestibular from nonvestibular and central from peripheral vestibular positional dizziness are discussed...
  3. Staab J. Chronic subjective dizziness. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2012;18:1118-41 pubmed publisher
    ..a syndrome of phobic postural vertigo (PPV) based on clinical observations of patients with nonvertiginous dizziness that could not be explained by then-known neuro-otologic disorders...
  4. Kollén L, Frändin K, Möller M, Fagevik Olsen M, Moller C. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is a common cause of dizziness and unsteadiness in a large population of 75-year-olds. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2012;24:317-23 pubmed
    Studies have shown that 65% of people with dizziness may have a vestibular etiologic diagnosis, possibly benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)...
  5. de Moraes S, Soares W, Ferriolli E, Perracini M. Prevalence and correlates of dizziness in community-dwelling older people: a cross sectional population based study. BMC Geriatr. 2013;13:4 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness is a common complaint among older adults and has been linked to a wide range of health conditions, psychological and social characteristics in this population...
  6. Saxena A, Prabhakar M. Performance of DHI score as a predictor of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in geriatric patients with dizziness/vertigo: a cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e58106 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness/vertigo is one of the most common complaint and handicapping condition among patients aged 65 years and older (Geriatric patients)...
  7. Requena T, Espinosa Sanchez J, Lopez Escamez J. Genetics of dizziness: cerebellar and vestibular disorders. Curr Opin Neurol. 2014;27:98-104 pubmed publisher
    ..We have summarized clinical and molecular genetics findings in neuro-otolology during the last 2 years...
  8. ten Voorde M, van der Zaag Loonen H, van Leeuwen R. Dizziness impairs health-related quality of life. Qual Life Res. 2012;21:961-6 pubmed publisher
    Relatively little is known about the level of impairment in patients with dizziness.
  9. Royl G, Ploner C, Leithner C. Dizziness in the emergency room: diagnoses and misdiagnoses. Eur Neurol. 2011;66:256-63 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness is among the most frequent neurological chief complaints in emergency room (ER) patients...
  10. Treleaven J. Dizziness, unsteadiness, visual disturbances, and postural control: implications for the transition to chronic symptoms after a whiplash trauma. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011;36:S211-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Synthesis and application of research...
  11. de Moraes S, Soares W, Rodrigues R, Fett W, Ferriolli E, Perracini M. Dizziness in community-dwelling older adults: a population-based study. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2011;77:691-9 pubmed
    b>Dizziness is a common complaint among older adults.
  12. Lee C, Ho H, Su Y, Chiu B, Su Y, Lee Y, et al. Increased risk of vascular events in emergency room patients discharged home with diagnosis of dizziness or vertigo: a 3-year follow-up study. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35923 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness and vertigo symptoms are commonly seen in emergency room (ER). However, these patients are often discharged without a definite diagnosis...
  13. Arroll M, Dancey C, Attree E, Smith S, James T. People with symptoms of Ménière's disease: the relationship between illness intrusiveness, illness uncertainty, dizziness handicap, and depression. Otol Neurotol. 2012;33:816-23 pubmed publisher
    The goal of this study was to assess the impact of dizziness handicap, illness intrusiveness (in relation to vertigo, tinnitus, and hearing problems), and illness uncertainty on depression in people with the symptoms of Ménière's ..
  14. Aquaroni Ricci N, Aratani M, Caovilla H, Freitas Ganança F. Effects of conventional versus multimodal vestibular rehabilitation on functional capacity and balance control in older people with chronic dizziness from vestibular disorders: design of a randomized clinical trial. Trials. 2012;13:246 pubmed publisher
    ..study aims to compare the effectiveness of two vestibular rehabilitation protocols (conventional versus multimodal) on the functional capacity and body balance control of older people with chronic dizziness due to vestibular disorders.
  15. Kim H, Lee H, Park K, Lim J. Autonomic dysfunction in patients with orthostatic dizziness: validation of orthostatic grading scale and comparison of Valsalva maneuver and head-up tilt testing results. J Neurol Sci. 2013;325:61-6 pubmed publisher
  16. Grill E, Bronstein A, Furman J, Zee D, Muller M. International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Set for patients with vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders. J Vestib Res. 2012;22:261-71 pubmed publisher
    Vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders have major impact on independence, employability, activities and participation...
  17. Taniguchi T, Ohtani T, Mizote I, Kanzaki M, Ichibori Y, Minamiguchi H, et al. Switching from carvedilol to bisoprolol ameliorates adverse effects in heart failure patients with dizziness or hypotension. J Cardiol. 2013;61:417-22 pubmed publisher
    ..However, its most common adverse effects, dizziness and hypotension, often discourage continuation or dosage increase...
  18. Bronstein A, Golding J, Gresty M. Vertigo and dizziness from environmental motion: visual vertigo, motion sickness, and drivers' disorientation. Semin Neurol. 2013;33:219-30 pubmed publisher
  19. Newman Toker D, Kerber K, Hsieh Y, Pula J, Omron R, Saber Tehrani A, et al. HINTS outperforms ABCD2 to screen for stroke in acute continuous vertigo and dizziness. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20:986-96 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness and vertigo account for about 4 million emergency department (ED) visits annually in the United States, and some 160,000 to 240,000 (4% to 6%) have cerebrovascular causes...
  20. Best C, Tschan R, Eckhardt Henn A, Dieterich M. Who is at risk for ongoing dizziness and psychological strain after a vestibular disorder?. Neuroscience. 2009;164:1579-87 pubmed publisher
    ..anxiety and depression, whereas patients with psychiatric disorders often experience subjective unsteadiness, dizziness, or vertigo...
  21. Hawk C, Cambron J. Chiropractic care for older adults: effects on balance, dizziness, and chronic pain. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2009;32:431-7 pubmed publisher
    ..years or older with impaired balance, and (3) collect preliminary information on the possible relationships of dizziness and/or chronic pain to poor balance. This was a single-group, pretest/posttest design intervention study...
  22. Teggi R, Caldirola D, Colombo B, Perna G, Comi G, Bellodi L, et al. Dizziness, migrainous vertigo and psychiatric disorders. J Laryngol Otol. 2010;124:285-90 pubmed publisher
    ..and definite migrainous vertigo in patients with psychiatric disorders who were referred for treatment of dizziness, without a lifetime history of vertigo. Retrospective study. Out-patients in a university hospital...
  23. Vereeck L, Truijen S, Wuyts F, Van de Heyning P. Internal consistency and factor analysis of the Dutch version of the Dizziness Handicap Inventory. Acta Otolaryngol. 2007;127:788-95 pubmed
    The Dutch (Belgium) translation of the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) has proven to be as consistent as the original version...
  24. Stevens K, Lang I, Guralnik J, Melzer D. Epidemiology of balance and dizziness in a national population: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Age Ageing. 2008;37:300-5 pubmed publisher
    to identify socio-economic, behavioural and disease status risks for impaired balance or self-reported dizziness in older people from a large population-based study...
  25. Maarsingh O, Dros J, Schellevis F, van Weert H, Bindels P, Horst H. Dizziness reported by elderly patients in family practice: prevalence, incidence, and clinical characteristics. BMC Fam Pract. 2010;11:2 pubmed publisher
    Although dizziness in elderly patients is very common in family practice, most prevalence studies on dizziness are community-based and include a study population that is not representative of family practice...
  26. Alsalaheen B, Mucha A, Morris L, Whitney S, Furman J, Camiolo Reddy C, et al. Vestibular rehabilitation for dizziness and balance disorders after concussion. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2010;34:87-93 pubmed publisher
    Management of dizziness and balance dysfunction is a major challenge after concussion...
  27. Cheung C, Mak P, Manley K, Lam J, Tsang A, Chan H, et al. Predictors of important neurological causes of dizziness among patients presenting to the emergency department. Emerg Med J. 2010;27:517-21 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness is a common presenting complaint in the emergency department (ED)...
  28. Post R, Dickerson L. Dizziness: a diagnostic approach. Am Fam Physician. 2010;82:361-8, 369 pubmed
    b>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...
  29. Eichhorn A, Barth J. [Chronic dizziness in a pain patient--pharmacogenomic identification of tramadol as cause]. Rehabilitation (Stuttg). 2010;49:393-5 pubmed publisher
    ..reports on a 59-year-old pain patient taking normal dosage Tramadol as analgetic drug, who suffered from chronic dizziness leading to immobilisation for more than 9 months...
  30. Westerhof B, Gisolf J, Karemaker J, Wesseling K, Secher N, van Lieshout J. Time course analysis of baroreflex sensitivity during postural stress. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2006;291:H2864-74 pubmed
    ..The decreases of BRS and reduction of short tau may be the result of reduced vagal activity with increasing alpha. ..
  31. Cigolle C, Langa K, Kabeto M, Tian Z, Blaum C. Geriatric conditions and disability: the Health and Retirement Study. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147:156-64 pubmed
    ..Geriatric conditions (cognitive impairment, falls, incontinence, low body mass index, dizziness, vision impairment, hearing impairment) and dependency in activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, eating, ..
  32. Kvale A, Wilhelmsen K, Fiske H. Physical findings in patients with dizziness undergoing a group exercise programme. Physiother Res Int. 2008;13:162-75 pubmed publisher
    Although there have been studies on patients with persistent dizziness, physical findings have not been formerly focused...
  33. Donaldson C, Hoffer M, Balough B, Gottshall K. Prognostic assessments of medical therapy and vestibular testing in post-traumatic migraine-associated dizziness patients. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;143:820-5 pubmed publisher
    ..study was to characterize our clinical population of patients suffering with post-traumatic migraine-associated dizziness (PTMAD) and determine any associations with medical interventions and vestibular testing metrics to help predict ..
  34. Vukovic V, Plavec D, Galinovic I, Lovrencic Huzjan A, Budisic M, Demarin V. Prevalence of vertigo, dizziness, and migrainous vertigo in patients with migraine. Headache. 2007;47:1427-35 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to determine the lifetime prevalence of vertigo and dizziness in patients with migraine as compared with controls and to establish the lifetime prevalence of migrainous vertigo...
  35. Kapoor K. Etiology of dizziness, tinnitus, and nausea in idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Med Hypotheses. 2008;71:310-1 pubmed publisher
  36. Karatas M. Central vertigo and dizziness: epidemiology, differential diagnosis, and common causes. Neurologist. 2008;14:355-64 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness is a common complaint among patients seen by primary care physicians, neurologists, and otolaryngologists...
  37. Gassmann K, Rupprecht R. Dizziness in an older community dwelling population: a multifactorial syndrome. J Nutr Health Aging. 2009;13:278-82 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and related predictors of dizziness in a sample of community-dwelling people 65 years of age and older living in a metropolitan area in Germany. Prospective cohort study...
  38. Nazareth I, Landau S, Yardley L, Luxon L. Patterns of presentations of dizziness in primary care--a cross-sectional cluster analysis study. J Psychosom Res. 2006;60:395-401 pubmed
    b>Dizziness is a common symptom in adults in primary care. We explored in a sample of people recruited from general practice the existence of patterns of presentations, their characteristics, and clinical and health service predictors...
  39. Kruschinski C, Klaassen A, Breull A, Broll A, Hummers Pradier E. Priorities of elderly dizzy patients in general practice. Findings and psychometric properties of the"Dizziness Needs Assessment" (DiNA). Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2010;43:317-23 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness as a geriatric syndrome needs to be assessed using a multi-dimensional, patient-centred approach in addition to a disease-orientated strategy...
  40. Cohen H. Disability and rehabilitation in the dizzy patient. Curr Opin Neurol. 2006;19:49-54 pubmed
  41. Wyller V, Saul J, Walløe L, Thaulow E. Sympathetic cardiovascular control during orthostatic stress and isometric exercise in adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2008;102:623-32 pubmed
    ..This suggests that CFS might be causally related to sympathetic dysfunction. ..
  42. Bronstein A, Golding J, Gresty M, Mandalà M, Nuti D, Shetye A, et al. The social impact of dizziness in London and Siena. J Neurol. 2010;257:183-90 pubmed publisher
    Although dizziness is a common presenting symptom in general and hospital practice, its social cost is not known. We assessed the social and work life impact of dizziness on patients in two contrasting European cities, Siena and London...
  43. Lempert T, Neuhauser H. Epidemiology of vertigo, migraine and vestibular migraine. J Neurol. 2009;256:333-8 pubmed publisher
    ..2 %. This can be explained by the fact that several dizziness and vertigo syndromes occur more frequently in migraineurs than in controls including benign paroxysmal ..
  44. Phillips J, Fitzgerald J, Bath A. The role of the vestibular assessment. J Laryngol Otol. 2009;123:1212-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Careful consideration should be given to the development of dedicated dizziness clinics run by practitioners with a specialist interest in balance disorders, in order to ensure appropriate ..
  45. Meli A, Zimatore G, Badaracco C, De Angelis E, Tufarelli D. Vestibular rehabilitation and 6-month follow-up using objective and subjective measures. Acta Otolaryngol. 2006;126:259-66 pubmed
    ..The subjective tests used were the Medical Outcomes Study 36-item Short Form, the Dizziness Handicap Inventory and the Activity-specific Balance Confidence scale...
  46. Ekvall Hansson E, Månsson N, Ringsberg K, Hakansson A. Dizziness among patients with whiplash-associated disorder: a randomized controlled trial. J Rehabil Med. 2006;38:387-90 pubmed
    To investigate whether vestibular rehabilitation for patients with whiplash-associated disorder and dizziness had any effect on balance measures and self-perceived handicap. Randomized, controlled trial...
  47. Kurre A, van Gool C, Bastiaenen C, Gloor Juzi T, Straumann D, de Bruin E. Translation, cross-cultural adaptation and reliability of the german version of the dizziness handicap inventory. Otol Neurotol. 2009;30:359-67 pubmed publisher
    To translate the Dizziness Handicap Inventory into German (DHI-G) and investigate reliability, assess the association between selected items of the University of California Los Angeles Dizziness Questionnaire and the DHI-G, and compare ..
  48. Ekwall A, Lindberg A, Magnusson M. Dizzy - why not take a walk? Low level physical activity improves quality of life among elderly with dizziness. Gerontology. 2009;55:652-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness is a very common complaint. The frequency of dizziness increases with age. It affects quality of life negatively for older persons in several ways...
  49. Gomez F, Curcio C, Duque G. Dizziness as a geriatric condition among rural community-dwelling older adults. J Nutr Health Aging. 2011;15:490-7 pubmed
    b>Dizziness is a common symptom in older adults. The majority of those with dizziness tend to have more than one risk factor, suggesting that dizziness is a multifactorial geriatric condition...
  50. Endo K, Ichimaru K, Komagata M, Yamamoto K. Cervical vertigo and dizziness after whiplash injury. Eur Spine J. 2006;15:886-90 pubmed
    ..Vertigo and dizziness are also reported in 25-50% of the cases...
  51. Radtke A, Lempert T, von Brevern M, Feldmann M, Lezius F, Neuhauser H. Prevalence and complications of orthostatic dizziness in the general population. Clin Auton Res. 2011;21:161-8 pubmed publisher
    Although orthostatic dizziness (OD) is a common complaint, its prevalence and medical impact in the general population are unknown...
  52. Castro A, Gazzola J, Natour J, Ganança F. [Brazilian version of the dizziness handicap inventory]. Pro Fono. 2007;19:97-104 pubmed
    impact of dizziness on life quality (LQ). to adapt the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) for application in the Brazilian population; to assess its reproducibility; and to describe the results obtained in patients with chronic dizziness...
  53. Skøien A, Wilhemsen K, Gjesdal S. Occupational disability caused by dizziness and vertigo: a register-based prospective study. Br J Gen Pract. 2008;58:619-23 pubmed publisher
    Despite the magnitude of dizziness/vertigo in primary health care, prospective studies are scarce, and few studies have focused on vocational consequences...
  54. 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
    To assess how frequently cardiovascular dizziness is vertigo. Recent studies suggest providers do not consider cardiovascular causes when a patient reports true vertigo (spinning/motion) as opposed to presyncope (impending faint)...
  55. Ehringer M, McQueen M, Hoft N, Saccone N, Stitzel J, Wang J, et al. Association of CHRN genes with "dizziness" to tobacco. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2010;153B:600-609 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we tested for association between an early subjective response phenotype, "dizziness," and 226 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in CHRN genes...
  56. Bronstein A, Lempert T. Management of the patient with chronic dizziness. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2010;28:83-90 pubmed publisher
    ..neurological examination should also be conducted, amongst other reasons to make sure your patient's ;chronic dizziness' is not due to a neurological gait disorder...
  57. Wyller V, Due R, Saul J, Amlie J, Thaulow E. Usefulness of an abnormal cardiovascular response during low-grade head-up tilt-test for discriminating adolescents with chronic fatigue from healthy controls. Am J Cardiol. 2007;99:997-1001 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, this study found that adolescents with CFS have significant abnormalities of cardiovascular regulation in response to mild orthostatic stress, differentiating them from healthy controls. ..
  58. Jung J, Kim J, Chung P, Woo S, Rhee C. Effect of vestibular rehabilitation on dizziness in the elderly. Am J Otolaryngol. 2009;30:295-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness in the elderly is relatively common, but only a few studies are available. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of vestibular rehabilitation on dizziness in elderly patients.
  59. Simoceli L, Bittar R, Greters M. Posture restrictions do not interfere in the results of canalith repositioning maneuver. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2005;71:55-9 pubmed
    Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a frequent cause of dizziness and despite of the excellent results with its treatment, there is some controversy about management.
  60. Vereeck L, Truijen S, Wuyts F, Van de Heyning P. The dizziness handicap inventory and its relationship with functional balance performance. Otol Neurotol. 2007;28:87-93 pubmed
    The purpose of this study was to describe the relation between the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) and balance performance measures.
  61. Tschan R, Wiltink J, Best C, Bense S, Dieterich M, Beutel M, et al. Validation of the German version of the Vertigo Symptom Scale (VSS) in patients with organic or somatoform dizziness and healthy controls. J Neurol. 2008;255:1168-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The scale (34 items) was designed by Yardley and coworkers and has been already validated in its English and Spanish versions...
  62. 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
    To describe the spectrum of visits to US emergency departments (EDs) for acute dizziness and determine whether ED patients with dizziness are diagnosed as having a range of benign and dangerous medical disorders, rather than ..
  63. Kruschinski C, Kersting M, Breull A, Kochen M, Koschack J, Hummers Pradier E. [Frequency of dizziness-related diagnoses and prescriptions in a general practice database]. Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes. 2008;102:313-9 pubmed
    b>Dizziness can be due to multiple causes. However, the aetiology often remains unclear. At the same time, there is a lack of evidence-based treatment options...
  64. Moubayed S, Saliba I. Vertebrobasilar insufficiency presenting as isolated positional vertigo or dizziness: a double-blind retrospective cohort study. Laryngoscope. 2009;119:2071-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Isolated positional vertigo or dizziness can be the initial presentation symptom...
  65. Furman J, Raz Y, Whitney S. Geriatric vestibulopathy assessment and management. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;18:386-91 pubmed publisher
    This review discusses the demographics of dizziness in the older person, the evaluation of the older dizzy patient and how the treatment of dizziness in older patients differs from that in younger individuals.
  66. Wetmore S, Eibling D, Goebel J, Gottshall K, Hoffer M, Magnusson M, et al. Challenges and opportunities in managing the dizzy older adult. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;144:651-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Management is complicated by the inherent difficulties in assessing the generic complaint of dizziness, as well as the likelihood of multiple, often nonvestibular causes...
  67. Chu Y, Cheng L. [Vertigo and dizziness]. Acta Neurol Taiwan. 2007;16:50-60 pubmed
    b>Dizziness ranks among the most common complaints in medicine, affecting approximately 20% to 30% of the general population...
  68. Kerber K, Meurer W, West B, Fendrick A. Dizziness presentations in U.S. emergency departments, 1995-2004. Acad Emerg Med. 2008;15:744-50 pubmed publisher
    The objectives were to describe presentation characteristics and health care utilization information pertaining to dizziness presentations in U.S. emergency departments (EDs) from 1995 through 2004.
  69. Wackym P, Hannley M, Runge Samuelson C, Jensen J, Zhu Y. Gamma Knife surgery of vestibular schwannomas: longitudinal changes in vestibular function and measurement of the Dizziness Handicap Inventory. J Neurosurg. 2008;109 Suppl:137-43 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the longitudinal balance outcomes and Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) following GKS for VSs.
  70. Hüweler R, Kandil F, Alpers G, Gerlach A. The impact of visual flow stimulation on anxiety, dizziness, and body sway in individuals with and without fear of heights. Behav Res Ther. 2009;47:345-52 pubmed publisher
    Individuals with acrophobia experience anxiety and dizziness when exposed to heights. It may be that their balance system is disturbed and that they therefore have to rely more strongly on visual information...
  71. Hawk C, Cambron J, Pfefer M. Pilot study of the effect of a limited and extended course of chiropractic care on balance, chronic pain, and dizziness in older adults. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2009;32:438-47 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to collect preliminary information on the effect of a limited and extended course of chiropractic care on balance, chronic pain, and associated dizziness in a sample of older adults with impaired balance.
  72. Yardley L, Kirby S. Evaluation of booklet-based self-management of symptoms in Ménière disease: a randomized controlled trial. Psychosom Med. 2006;68:762-9 pubmed
    This study examined the effectiveness of booklet-based education in vestibular rehabilitation (VR) and symptom control (SC) techniques to manage vertigo and dizziness in Ménière disease.
  73. Roberts R, Jeffrey C, Carlisle G, Brierley E. Prospective investigation of the incidence of falls, dizziness and syncope in haemodialysis patients. Int Urol Nephrol. 2007;39:275-9 pubmed
    ..Dialysis patients are also at higher risk of fracture if they do fall...
  74. Blatt P, Schubert M, Roach K, Tusa R. The reliability of the Vestibular Autorotation Test (VAT) in patients with dizziness. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2008;32:70-9 pubmed publisher
    To establish intrarater and interrater reliability of the Vestibular Autorotation Test (VAT) (Western Systems Research Inc., Pasadena, CA) in a clinical sample of individuals reporting dizziness.
  75. Chang C, Hain T. A theory for treating dizziness due to optical flow (visual vertigo). Cyberpsychol Behav. 2008;11:495-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose a simple framework based on a hypothesis that the degree of dizziness depends on the offsetting between the destabilizing effect of optical flow and the stabilizing effect provided ..
  76. Lasisi A, Gureje O. Disability and quality of life among community elderly with dizziness: report from the Ibadan study of ageing. J Laryngol Otol. 2010;124:957-62 pubmed publisher
    b>Dizziness is prevalent among the elderly. However, little is known about its impact on quality of life and disability, especially in developing countries, where the number of elderly people is increasing...
  77. Araujo Melo M, Meneses A, Schubach A, Moreira J, Conceição Silva F, Salgueiro M, et al. Risk factors associated with dizziness during treatment of mucosal leishmaniasis with meglumine antimoniate: 16-year retrospective study of cases from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. J Laryngol Otol. 2010;124:1056-60 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate dizziness in patients receiving meglumine antimoniate for the treatment of mucosal leishmaniasis.
  78. 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.
  79. Neuhauser H, Radtke A, von Brevern M, Lezius F, Feldmann M, Lempert T. Burden of dizziness and vertigo in the community. Arch Intern Med. 2008;168:2118-24 pubmed publisher
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