This issue of Otolaryngologic Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Maja Svrakic and Meredith E. Adams is devoted to The Dizzy Patient. This issue is one of six selected each year by our series consulting editor, Dr. Sujana S. Chandrasekhar. With its broad differential diagnosis and significant impact on quality of life, dizziness is a common symptom that presents substantial diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. This issue focuses on the clinical evaluation and management of the range of dizziness symptomatology and syndromes. Articles in this issue include: Overview of dizziness in practice; Interviewing and counseling the dizzy patient with focus on quality of life; The efficient dizziness history and exam; Efficient use of audiovestibular testing; Neuroimaging of dizziness and vertigo; Positional vertigo; Acute vestibular syndrome and ER presentations of dizziness; Chronic central vestibulopathies for the otolaryngologist; Vestibular migraine and its comorbidities; Progressive and degenerative peripheral vestibular disorders; The dizzy child; Neuropsychology of dizziness and related disorders; Non-vestibular dizziness; Vestibular therapy and fall risk assessment; Current and emerging medical therapies for dizziness; Allergy, immunotherapy and alternative treatments for dizziness; and New frontiers in managing the dizzy patient.
- Provides in-depth, clinical reviews on dizzy patients, providing actionable insights for clinical practice.
- Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field; Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create these timely topic-based reviews.
Edited by Maja Svrakic, MD MSEd, Associate Professor Department of Otolaryngology Northwell Health and Meredith E. Adams , MD MS , Associate Professor , Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery University of Minnesota