Dizziness, again

Thu Apr 20 16:36:57 EST 1995

About two or three weeks ago, I sent out the below note and received a 
couple of responses.  Unfortunately, however, something went crazy 

the computer and the messages evaporated. If the persons could send a 
copy of their note, I would greatly appreciate it.  Thank you.  

> I am a second year Physical Therapy graduate student in the lovely 
> foothills of the North Georgia mountains.  I am currently working on 
> my thesis project which involves dizziness. 
> I am attempting to correlate a subjective measure of dizziness with 
> the amount of balance and/or mobility dysfunction in persons 
> reporting symptoms of dizziness. I have found the Dizziness Handicap 
> Inventory developed by Jacobson and Newman in 1990; however, this 
> assessment tool was designed to be used for persons suffering from 
> vestibular disorders. I do not want to limit my study to vestibular 
> disorders. 
> Does any one know of a valid assessment tool for quantifing patient 
> reported dizziness? Any help would be greatly appreciated and can be 
> sent to me at RWALTON at .bernie.ngc.peachnet.edu.  
> Thanks for your time.
Rachael A. Walton
Graduate Physical Therapy Student
North Georgia College
Internet: RWALTON at bernie.ngc.peachnet.edu
Postal: PO Box 592, Dahlonega, GA  30533
Voice: (706) 864-4998  

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