Janet Shelfer

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Elderly patients with balance problems are at high risk for falls. When these same patients are also on anticoagulants, the consequences of a fall can be serious. Anticoagulant therapy increases the risk of cerebral hemorrhage. Even mild head trauma can cause a fatal cerebral hemorrhage when anticoagulants are used. However, this risk needs to be weighed(More)
PURPOSE Ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (oVEMPs) are used to describe utricular/superior vestibular nerve function; however, optimal recording parameters have not been fully established. This study investigated the effect of repetition rate on air-conducted oVEMPs. METHOD Ten healthy adults were evaluated using 500-Hz tone bursts (4-ms(More)
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