Dizziness or vertigo is a common symptom that covers 1% to 3% of the patients presenting to the emergency department (ED).1 In most cases, the cause is a benign inner ear disease2; however, it may be a more severe one, such as stroke.3,4 According to some studies, the incidence of cerebrovascular disease in these patients is low (2%–6%) but not negligible.5 Moreover, among patients evaluated in the ED, dizziness is the most common symptom as-sociated with a missed stroke diagnosis.6 The lack of or delayed diagnosis can lead to increased mortality

Timing for nystagmus evaluation by STANDING or HINTS in patients with vertigo/dizziness in the emergency department / Vanni S; Peiman Nazerian; Rudi Pecci; Giuseppe Pepe; Andrea Pavellini; Claudia Casula; Ersilia de Curtis; Matteo Rocchetti; Paolo Vannucchi; Maurizio Bartolucci. - In: ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE. - ISSN 1069-6563. - ELETTRONICO. - (2022), pp. 592-594. [10.1111/acem.14635]

Timing for nystagmus evaluation by STANDING or HINTS in patients with vertigo/dizziness in the emergency department

Vanni S;
2022

Abstract

Dizziness or vertigo is a common symptom that covers 1% to 3% of the patients presenting to the emergency department (ED).1 In most cases, the cause is a benign inner ear disease2; however, it may be a more severe one, such as stroke.3,4 According to some studies, the incidence of cerebrovascular disease in these patients is low (2%–6%) but not negligible.5 Moreover, among patients evaluated in the ED, dizziness is the most common symptom as-sociated with a missed stroke diagnosis.6 The lack of or delayed diagnosis can lead to increased mortality
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Vanni S; Peiman Nazerian; Rudi Pecci; Giuseppe Pepe; Andrea Pavellini; Claudia Casula; Ersilia de Curtis; Matteo Rocchetti; Paolo Vannucchi; Maurizio Bartolucci
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