Management options for acute versus chronic vertigo

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Optimal management of the dizzy patient depends on an accurate diagnosis and knowledge of medical, surgical, and rehabilitative options. Acute vertigo may represent labyrinthine dysfunction treated with medication or a more serious central nervous system process requiring prompt intervention to avoid long-term disability. Chronic vertigo, however, may require surgical or rehabilitative measures for lasting relief. This article outlines the rationale for treating both groups with a variety of therapeutic options.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)483-493
Number of pages11
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000
Externally publishedYes

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