- Philip Rajan Devesahayam MBBS (Malaya) MMed ORL-HNS (USM), Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia, Honorary Lecturer, Universiti Malaya Medical Center and, Universiti Sans Malaysia
- Prepageran Narayanan MBBS (Malaya) MS ORL (UM) FRCS (Ed) FRCS (Glas), Professor, Senior Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist and Head, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Universiti Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This book Vertigo: Clinical Practice and Examination is written for a wide audience of physicians involved in the management of dizzy patients. This handbook caters for three groups of professionals. First, the primary care physician who is often the first expert to be consulted for this complaint; and second, the specialists involved in the management of dizzy patients in particular otorhinolaryngologists, and neurologists; and finally, for students and allied health personnel. The aim of this handbook is to serve as a quick reference or introduction to the key concepts in Vertigo. This handbook describes step-wise key-concepts in assessing, diagnosing and managing common peripheral vestibular disorders. Begins with introduction to key terms, causes of dizziness, the text then describes vestibular disorders, examination, investigation, principles of management and guide for managing dizzy patients. This book fully coloured illustrations and charts, which help to explain difficult concepts in vertigo.