Vestibular Rehabilitation

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Vestibular Rehabilitation

Quiz from Vestibular rehab lecture


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Vestibular function helps to maintain gaze stability and resolve conflict between vision and somatosensory input.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Signs and symptoms of vestibular dysfunction include (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Dizziness with position changes

    • B. 

      History of falls

    • C. 

      Double vision

    • D. 

      Nausea

    • E. 

      Persistent headache

  • 3. 
    Clinical signs and symptoms of vestibular dysfunction include
    • A. 

      Vertigo

    • B. 

      Nystagmus

    • C. 

      Diplopia

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    A disorder of vision in which two images of a single object are seen (as from unequal action of the eye muscles)—called also double vision
    • A. 

      Vertigo

    • B. 

      Oscillopsia

    • C. 

      Diplopia

    • D. 

      Nystagmus

    • E. 

      Disequillibrium

  • 5. 
     A sensation of motion which is associated with various disorders (as of the inner ear) and in which the individual or the individual's surroundings seem to whirl dizzily
    • A. 

      Vertigo

    • B. 

      Oscillopsia

    • C. 

      Diplopia

    • D. 

      Nystagmus

    • E. 

      Disequillibrium

  • 6. 
    A visual disturbance in which objects appear to oscillate
    • A. 

      Vertigo

    • B. 

      Diplopia

    • C. 

      Oscillopsia

    • D. 

      Nystagmus

    • E. 

      Disequillibrium

  • 7. 
    Involuntary usually rapid movement of the eyeballs (as from side to side) occurring normally with dizziness during and after bodily rotation or abnormally following head injury or as a symptom of disease
    • A. 

      Vertigo

    • B. 

      Diplopia

    • C. 

      Nystagmus

    • D. 

      Oscillopsia

    • E. 

      Disequillibrium

  • 8. 
    The anatomy of the vestibular system consists of the membranous labrynth, vestibulochoclear nerve and the central nervous system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    This vestibular reflex maintains stable vision during head movement
    • A. 

      Ocular tilt reflex

    • B. 

      VOR vestibulo-ocular reflex

    • C. 

      Vestibulospinal reflex

    • D. 

      Cervico-ocular reflex

    • E. 

      Moro reflex

  • 10. 
    This vestibular reflex is responsible for righting reactions
    • A. 

      VOR- vestibulo-ocular reflex

    • B. 

      Ocular tilt reflex

    • C. 

      Vestibulospinal reflex

    • D. 

      Cervico-ocular reflex

  • 11. 
    This vestibular reflex stabilizes the body
    • A. 

      Ocular tilt reflex

    • B. 

      Vestibulo-ocular reflex

    • C. 

      Vestibulospinal reflex

    • D. 

      Cervico-ocular reflex

  • 12. 
    This vestibular reflex is similar to VOR, but maintains stable vision during slow head movements
    • A. 

      Vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR)

    • B. 

      Ocular tilt reflex

    • C. 

      Vestibulospinal reflex

    • D. 

      Cervico-ocular reflex

  • 13. 
    Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a disorder that causes vertigo, dizziness, and other symptoms due to debris (otoconia) that has collected within a part of the inner ear (semicircular canals). 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Causes of BPPV are age related decline and diabetes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Cupulolithiasis is the theory of BPPV, where free-floating debris can migrate into a semicircular canal and cause short episodes of vertigo when it moves within the canal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Cupulolithiasis is a variant of BPPV in which the debris is stuck to the cupula of a semicircular canal rather than being loose within the canal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Unilateral vestibular loss includes all of the following symptoms except
    • A. 

      Acute nystagmus

    • B. 

      Oscillopsia

    • C. 

      Vertigo

    • D. 

      Hearing loss

    • E. 

      Diplopia

  • 18. 
    Anne is a 50 year old woman who was referred to therapy for vestibular dysfunction. She suffers from an abnormal gait and is frequently dizzy. She states that her vision seems to oscillate when she walks, and that her symptoms become much worse in the dark or when she is walking on uneven surfaces.Anne most likely suffers from
    • A. 

      Unilateral vestibular loss (UVL)

    • B. 

      Bilateral vestibular loss (BVL)

    • C. 

      Nystagmus

    • D. 

      Oscillopsia

  • 19. 
    Nystagmus is a characteristic of motion sensitivity
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    All of the following are characteristics of central dysfunction except
    • A. 

      Dizziness

    • B. 

      Visual tracking abnormality

    • C. 

      Spontaneous direction changing nystagmus

    • D. 

      Diplopia

    • E. 

      Skew eye deviation

  • 21. 
    Non-vestibular causes of dizziness can include (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Migraines

    • B. 

      Orthostatic hypotension

    • C. 

      Medications

    • D. 

      Heart conditions

    • E. 

      Anxiety

  • 22. 
    The incidence of BPPV peaks between 60 and 80 years of age. 25% of individuals over the age of 70 presenting with dizziness were diagnosed with BPPV.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    MEdical management for vestibular disorders includes all of the following except
    • A. 

      ENG testing

    • B. 

      Rotary chair

    • C. 

      Therapeutic massage

    • D. 

      Audiologic testing

    • E. 

      Medication to relieve symptoms

  • 24. 
    Assessment of vestibular disorders consists of (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Comprehensive patient history

    • B. 

      Objective measures such as oculomotor assessments, balance and position changes

    • C. 

      Purdue pegboard test

    • D. 

      Jebsen's test of hand function

    • E. 

      Interviews

  • 25. 
    Outcome measures for vestibular disorders include (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      DHI (Dizziness handicap inventory)

    • B. 

      Disability scale

    • C. 

      PANAS

    • D. 

      DASH (disabilities of the arm shoulder and hand)

    • E. 

      ADL scale

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