Screening for BPPV in falls: an easy but big clinical “win”BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3004 (Published 01 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3004
- Barry M Seemungal, consultant neurologist/neuro-otologist and senior lecturer
- St Mary’s and Charing Cross Hospitals, Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London W6 8RF, UK
It is surprising that Vieira and colleagues do not mention benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) in their article on falls’ prevention in older people.1 BPPV causes falls,2 it is common—affecting …
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