Differential Diagnosis: Dizziness
This handout is designed for therapists providing differential diagnosis information for patients experiencing dizziness. The handout compares benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) to central nervous system nystagmus and includes a comprehensive list of differential diagnosis points, including time before symptoms start after position change, duration of symptoms, direction of nystagmus, symptoms, nausea, likelihood that symptoms increase with repeat testing, additional neurological signs and symptoms, and referrals that may be needed.
Tech specs: Digital download. 1 page. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF format. 4.4 MB.