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Dizziness and Vertigo


Clifford Hume, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Head & Neck Surgery

Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center

University of Washington

Chief of Otolaryngology, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Department of Otolaryngology


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the impact of dizziness on older persons
  • Describe the important element of history and physical exam to diagnose dizziness
  • Formulate a systematic framework to direct treatment of dizziness

[From the Winter 2022 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]