Anamnesis and Clinical Evaluation
In all medical fields a good case history evaluation is the key to a correct diagnosis. Patients complaints have to be documented as completely as possibile from the beginning of the disease. Sometimes the examiner use of technical terms to question the patient can lead to confusion and misinterpretations. It is important that the patient describes symptoms with his/her own words in the simplest way. In this regard Grateu  proposed a simplified chart to investigate vertigo and dizziness during common daily life activities (Fig. 1). In whiplash equilibrium disturbances particular attention has to be paid to qualitative and quantitative aspects of symptomatology.
KeywordsParavertebral Muscle Patient Complaint Spontaneous Nystagmus Safety Belt Lateral Semicircular Canal
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