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Key questions on vertigo

Module summary
ENT GPSI Dr Ian Sweetenham tackles questions from GP Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on symptoms, examination and red flags.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on vertigo, including:

  • Examinations to perform to establish a diagnosis 
  • Red flags that should make you consider a same-day hospital referral 
  • How common a cause of vertigo Ménière's is, what causes it, and how should you treat it
  • Drug treatment of vertigo 
Author

Dr Ian Sweetenham is an ENT GPSI in Huntingdon, Cambridshire

Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones is a GP trainer in Stockport, Cheshire

Date module published
14/01/2015
Module due for review
14/01/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Good answers to common queries
Atilla Carmen DSouza
17.08.2017.
Good questions that you often think of asking.
Rakesh Raja
05.08.2017.
It was simple and succinct, offering clear guidance which is easy to put into practice.
Beverley Mcdonald
03.08.2017.
Useful.
Jake Winning
23.06.2017.
a helpful update and review of some key points
Dylan Reid
13.06.2017.