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Vertigo : five physician scientists and the quest for a cure / Robert W. Baloh, MD (Professor of Neurology and Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicin at UCLA, Director of the Neurotology Clinic and Laboratory, Ronald Regan Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA).

Author:
Baloh, Robert W. (Robert William), 1942- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description:
xiii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Ménière recognizes that vertigo can originate from the inner ear -- Ménière, a man of many interests -- Breuer discovers how the balance portion of the inner ear works -- Breuer, the Renaissance man -- Breuer's experiments on the semicircular canals and otolith organs -- Breuer's contributions to psychiatry and philosophy -- Politzer's otology clinic and the discovery of the caloric test -- Bárány's formative years and the conflict in Politzer's clinic -- The war years and Bárány's decision to leave Vienna -- Bárány's test battery and the first description of BPPV -- Bárány's life in Uppsala and his work with Lorente de Nó -- Hallpike and the pathology of Ménière's disease -- Hallpike's formative years -- Hallpike's caloric test -- Hallpike defines the syndrome of BPPV -- Schuknecht and his breakthrough on BPPV -- Schuknecht's temporal bone bank in Boston -- Schuknecht's crusade against myths in otology -- Semont and Epley maneuvers -- Evolution of treatment maneuvers for BPPV -- Summary and future directions.
Subject(s):
VertigoHistory [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780190600129 ((alk. paper))
  • 0190600128 ((alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016021216
OCLC:
949553705
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