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Presbystasis: Age-related balance problems  
Abstract:  This booklet explains how presbystasis develops, how the ear works, symptoms of presbystasis, and diagnostic tests such as electronystagmography, computerized dynamic posturography, and rotating chair. It includes explanations of medical therapy and balance therapy. It also addresses follow-up care and safety tips and contains illustrations and photographs.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 1998, March 1, 2010
UWMC Availability:  Otolaryngology/4NE; Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center; Audiology Clinic/Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
General Topics:  Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders; Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject(s):  Vertigo; Injury Prevention; Hearing Tests; Hearing Loss; Hearing Impaired Persons; Hearing Disorders; Hearing Aids; Hearing; Age Factors
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Partner; Caregiver; Patient
Format: Booklet
Reading Level: Technical
Cost: Unknown
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