Show Summary Details
Page of

Vertigo and Dizziness in General Medicine 

Vertigo and Dizziness in General Medicine
Chapter:
Vertigo and Dizziness in General Medicine
Author(s):

Kevin Barraclough

and Barry Seemungal

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199608997.003.0027
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 30 July 2021

Dizziness is a common presenting complaint to the hospital or community-based generalist, and a failure to make a confident diagnosis underlying the patient’s complaint is frustrating. This chapter covers common potential causes of vertigo which might present in primary care, including drug induced ‘dizziness’ and vestibular symptoms, Cardiovascular causes, Traumatic Brain Injury, Endocrine and Metabolic disease, Thyroid disease, Renal Disease, and Epilepsy.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.