Dizziness symptom severity and impact on daily living as perceived by patients suffering from peripheral vestibular disorder.

@article{Mendel1999DizzinessSS,
  title={Dizziness symptom severity and impact on daily living as perceived by patients suffering from peripheral vestibular disorder.},
  author={Barbro Mendel and Johan Bergenius and Ann Langius},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={286-93}
}
The purpose of this study was to describe quality-of-life aspects in a group of patients (n = 99) suffering from peripheral vestibular disorder, using three different self-rated instruments, the Vertigo Symptom Scale (VSS), the Vertigo Handicap Questionnaire (VHQ) and the Sickness Impact Profile (SIP). The results showed that the type of dizziness that most influenced the quality-of-life aspects were: frequent short- or long-term dizziness, nausea, and the feeling that the ground was distant or… CONTINUE READING

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