FIRST:  We determine if the “dizziness” is Vertigo or Lightheadedness

  • Vertigo room or person spinning or being thrust, in just one direction
  • Lightheadedness  —  a vague sense of being woozy, wobbly, unsteady, fuzzy, tipsy, etc., in any or all directions

Select the specific type of “dizziness,” because the causes of each are completely different.



The above links describe the clinicianโ€™s condensed thought process when face-to-face with a patient. At the end of each will be a link to a full text with in-depth discussion.

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