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Book Reviews
December 2010

Vestibular Disorders: A Case Study Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.




by Joseph M. Furman, MD, PhD, Stephen P. Cass, MD, MPH, and Susan L. Whitney, PT, PhD, 400 pp, with illus, $89.95, ISBN 0195333209, New York, New York, Oxford University Press, 2010.


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Arch Neurol. 2010;67(12):1533. doi:10.1001/archneurol.2010.294

Most neurologists would probably still agree with W. B. Matthews, who, in 1963, wrote:

There can be few physicians so dedicated to their art that they do not experience a slight decline in spirits when they learn that their patient's complaint is giddiness.

And yet, as Furman, et al point out in their Preface to this very useful volume,

dizziness is one of the most common complaints that patients bring to their doctors.

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