vestibular systme

Discussion in 'USMLE STEP 2 CS' started by Sun., Mar 5, 2008.

  1. Sun.

    Sun. Guest

    How do perform this test?
    What does it test? the vestibular systme as a whole?
    I noticed it was done to reelicit vertigo in someone suspected of having bening positional vertigo.
  2. Sun.

    Sun. Guest

    Explanation :

    Dix-hallpike test or the Tilt testing is done when SPs c/o of dizziness in the CS exam.Its not important to DO THE TEST during your encounter with the SP ,If you make sure that you mention that in your patient note.

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