By Joseph M. Furman and Thomas Lempert (Eds.)

Neuro-Otology: a quantity within the instruction manual of medical Neurology series, provides a complete translational reference at the problems of the peripheral and vital vestibular method. the quantity is aimed toward serving medical neurologists who desire to comprehend the most up-tp-date tested info on the topic of dizziness and disequilibrium from a scientific, but scholarly, standpoint.

This guide units the recent general for entire multi-authored textbooks within the box of neuro-otology. the amount is split into 3 sections, together with uncomplicated facets, diagnostic and healing administration, and neuro-otologic issues. across the world acclaimed bankruptcy authors signify a large spectrum of components of craftsmanship, selected for his or her skill to put in writing in actual fact and concisely with a watch towards a scientific audience.

The simple features part is short and covers the fabric in enough intensity beneficial for figuring out later translational and medical fabric. The Diagnostic and healing administration part covers the entire crucial themes within the overview and remedy of sufferers with dizziness and disequilibrium. The part on Neuro-otologic issues is the most important section of the amount and addresses each significant diagnostic classification within the field.

  • Synthesizes extensively dispersed info at the anatomy and body structure of neuro-otologic stipulations into one accomplished resource
  • Features enter from popular foreign authors in easy technological know-how, otology, and neuroscience
  • Presents the most recent review of the thoughts had to diagnose and deal with sufferers with dizziness, vertigo, and imbalance
  • Provides the reader with an up to date, in-depth overview of the clinically appropriate technology and the scientific method of these issues of the peripheral and primary vestibular system

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