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In the 86 pages of Dr. Elia's text almost 20 pages are devoted to diagrams, pictures of equipment, and 5 pages of reproduction of Menière's original paper in French. The translation of the latter (in nine additional pages) gives the reader an opportunity to read this classical description.
Although dizziness is a very broad term as used by patients, the major attention is given to labyrinthine causes with minimal differentiation of the other more common mechanisms of this complaint. Three chapters are devoted to prevalence description, mechanisms, and classification and diagnosis, but these are all superficial in their text. Some
The Dizzy Patient.. Ann Intern Med. ;71:676–677. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-3-676_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(3):676-677.
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