This thoroughly updated second edition of Manual of Pediatric Balance Disorders remains a vital resource for clinicians and students specializing in pediatric vestibular and balance disorders. The text is organized for effective use in the clinic, classroom, bedside, or laboratory, and is separated into four parts: Basic Mechanisms, Clinical Evaluation, Pediatric Vestibular Disorders, and Treatment. Each chapter ends with Self-Assessment Questions to aid in reader comprehension and address important chapter topics.
Manual of Pediatric Balance Disorders features contributions from 45 experts across the fields of otolaryngology, audiology, neurology, and physical therapy, and represents the distillation of years of cumulative clinical and research experience.
New to the Second Edition
New Co-Editor, Jacob R. Brodsky, MD, FACS, FAAP
Five new chapters with the latest research and findings on various testing and topics in pediatric balance disorders
o Chapter 7. Video Head Impulse Testing (vHIT)
o Chapter 12. New Horizons for the Evaluation of Functional Balance, Self-Motion Perception, Navigation, and Mobility
o Chapter 13. Genetics and Metabolism in Pediatric Vestibular Disorders
o Chapter 15. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
o Chapter 24. Vertigo, Dizziness and Mental Health
Fully rewritten chapters on migraine and concussion
Updated references and self-assessment questions throughout