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Dizziness and Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo among older adults - health-related quality of life and associated factors


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Title: Dizziness and Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo among older adults - health-related quality of life and associated factors
Authors: Lindell, Ellen
E-mail: ellen.lindell@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 10-Mar-2020
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Parts of work: I. Ellen Lindell, Caterina Finizia, Mia Johansson, Therese Karlsson, Jerker Nilson, Måns Magnusson Asking about dizziness when turning in bed predicts examination findings for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. J vest research, 28 (2018) 339-347,
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II. Ellen Lindell, Lena Kollén, Mia Johansson, Therese Karlsson, Lina Rydén, Hanna Falk Erhag, Hanna Wetterberg, Anna Zettergren, Ingmar Skoog*, Caterina Finizia* Dizziness and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and health-related quality of life among older adults in a population-based set-ting. Manuscript submitted

III. Ellen Lindell, Lena Kollén, Mia Johansson, Therese Karlsson, Lina Rydén, Anna Zettergren, Kerstin Frändin, Ingmar Skoog*, Caterina Finizia* Dizziness and its association with walking speed and falls efficacy among older men and women in an urban population. Aging clin exp res. 2019 sep 5,
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IV. Ellen Lindell, Lena Kollén, Mia Johansson, Therese Karlsson, Lina Rydén, Madeleine Mellqvist Fässberg, Hanna Falk Erhag, Ingmar Skoog*, Caterina Finizia* Health-related quality of life and sense of coherence among dizzy older adults in an urban population. Manuscript submitted
Date of Defence: 2020-04-03
Disputation: https://sahlgrenska.gu.se/forskning/aktuellt/evenemang/?eventId=70136997172
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Dizziness
Vertigo
Unsteadiness
Falls
Older adults
Walking speed
Health-related quality of life
Sense of coherence
Abstract: Dizziness is a common complaint reported by more than 30% of persons over 70 years of age and accounts for 2% of all visits in healthcare annually. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a common and treatable cause of dizziness. The overall aim of this thesis was to enhance knowledge of dizziness, BPPV and associated factors among older adults. The secondary aim was to focus on BPPV diagnosis. Method In paper I, patients admitted to the Ear-Nose-Throat clinic at Södra Älvsborg Hospi... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-766-8 (PRINT)
978-91-7833-767-5 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/62213
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