The Clinical Takeaway: Acute Vestibular Syndromes – Part 2


In this episode:
– Acute vestibular and acute transient vestibular syndromes
– The HINTS + assessment… a powerful tool in teasing out those patients at risk of more serious causes of acute vertigo such as posterior circulation stroke
– Confirming the diagnosis of vestibular neuritis


Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator


Total time: 53 mins


Guest: Dr Benjamin Tsang, Neurologist; Beach Brain, Specialist Medical Practice, Sunshine Coast; Public SMO Neurology Post, Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Recommended Resources:

Listen to Part 1 – A Practical Approach to Vertigo

Videos provided by Dr Tsang and hospital staff at Sunshine coast&

Head Impulse test
Video shows the head impulse test demonstration.


L) PC BPPV – L) DH UBN and torsional
Video of what left posterior canal BPPV would look like on a left Dix-Hallpike.


Cropped N right HIT +ve left HIT
Video shows an abnormal physical examination finding of an abnormal head impulse test.



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