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Ménière


 

Content developed by MIMS Learning http://www.mimslearning.co.uk/

This resource covers the pathophysiology and diagnosis of Ménière’s disease, which can cause hearing loss together with a number of complications including falls related to imbalance and unsteadiness, psychological effects such as anxiety, depression and agoraphobia, and social effects through its impact on ability to work and drive and limitations on social activities. Key learning points include conducting a targeted neurological examination, useful investigations, safety advice for patients, and prognosis.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this module, you should be better able to:

  • Identify the symptoms associated with Ménière’s disease
  • Know when to refer a patient to secondary care
  • Understand the role of vestibular rehabilitation in the management of Ménière’s disease

AUTHOR

Mr Samuel Leong, Consultant ENT surgeon and rhinologist, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool

This resource is provided at an intermediate level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.

Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.