INFORMATION FOR REFERRERS

RED FLAGS

On rare occasions patients with acute dizziness require emergency attention.

 

If you have someone who has been dizzy for less than 72 hours and has any of the following please refer them to the hospital.

  • Gait Ataxia

  • Bi-directional Nystagmus

  • Associated hearing loss

  • Headache 

  • Hyperacute Onset

  • Continuous Dizziness (Not provoked by certain head movements)

VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION

You are welcome to refer for rehabilitation without assessment if appropriate for you patient. We tailor our programmes to your patients medical needs and lifestyle. 

APD Assessment 

Auditory Processing Disorder Assessments includes

Otoscopy

Pure Tone Audiometry

Immitance Testing 

Subjective Evaluation 

Speech Testing

SCAN-A or SCAN-C

Lisn-S

ANSD Assessment 

Depending on the appropriate model patients will be assessed with:

Otoscopy

Pure Tone Audiometry

Immitance Testing 

Subjective Evaluation 

Speech Testing

ABR

Cochlear Microphonic Testing 

WHICH ASSESSMENTS SHOULD I REQUEST?

VESTIBULAR ASSESSMENT

If likely to be BPPV, SCCD or recent vestibulopathy.

Patients will also receive repositioning and basic rehab if required.

NEURO-VESTIBULAR ASSEMENT

 

Complex symptoms and history

If unlikely to be BPPV, SCCD or recent vestibulopathy.

ECOCHG

in conjunction with Neuro-Vestibular Assessment and if Meneire's is suspected.

Hypatia Dizziness & Balance, 78 Rodney St, Liverpool L1 9AR, UK

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