Assessment of unexplained falls and gait unsteadiness: the impact of age.

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When a patient with a balance disorder reports rotational vertigo, the clinician rightly focuses his or her attention on the vestibular system. This article reviews the possible diagnoses in the many patients who primarily report falls or gait disorder. Falls can be caused by predisposing neurologic conditions impairing gait, cardiovascular conditions, or… (More)

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@article{Domnguez2000AssessmentOU, title={Assessment of unexplained falls and gait unsteadiness: the impact of age.}, author={Roberto Dom{\'i}nguez and Adolfo Miguel Bronstein}, journal={Otolaryngologic clinics of North America}, year={2000}, volume={33 3}, pages={637-57} }