Federica Bruno

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A strong paroxysmal positional horizontal nystagmus accompanied by symptoms similar to those of paroxysmal positional vertigo (PPV) can be observed in a small fraction of patients who have positional vertigo. This nystagmus may be a lateral canal variant of PPV. We evaluated nine patients who had episodes of prolonged, intense positional vertigo provoked by(More)
BACKGROUND Heat and moisture exchangers (HMEs) are commonly used in chronically tracheostomized spontaneously breathing patients, to condition inhaled air, maintain lower airway function, and minimize the viscosity of secretions. Supplemental oxygen (O2) can be added to most HMEs designed for spontaneously breathing tracheostomized patients. We tested the(More)
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