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What Therapies Are Effective for Relief of Chronic Vertigo Symptoms?

Title: What Therapies Are Effective for Relief of Chronic Vertigo Symptoms?.
Name(s): Crawford, Veronita, author
Rodríguez, Jose, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2009
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: For unilateral peripheral vestibular dysfunction, vestibular rehabilitation (VR) improves subjective dizziness. In benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), canalith repositioning maneuvers are associated with excellent short-term relief. (SOR A, based on a systematic review.) In patients with Ménière's disease, instruction in VR and symptom control are equally effective; the Meniett device can produce symptom relief in refractory cases. (SOR B, based on randomized controlled trials [RCTs].) Antihistamines, anticholinergics, benzodiazepines, diuretics, calcium channel blockers, and topiramate may also help relieve symptoms. (SOR C, based on expert opinion.)
Identifier: FSU_migr_fmr-0010 (IID)
Keywords: vertigo, treatment, vestibular rehabilitation, Ménière's disease
Note: Originally published in Evidence Based Practice
Citation: Crawford, V., & Rodríguez, J. E. (2009). What therapies are effective for relief of chronic vertigo symptoms? Evidence Based Practice, 12(7): 6-7.
Subject(s): Medical sciences
Physical therapy
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Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Family Medicine and Rural Health Faculty Publications.
Is Part Of: Evidence Based Practice.
Issue: 7, 12

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