A tailored web-based system of managing BPPV is more effective than a generic video

Clinical Question

Is a tailored web-based system of self-diagnosis and self-treatment effective in treating recurrent benign paroxysmal positional vertigo?

Bottom line

An online system providing video instructions for vestibular maneuvers tailored to the likely affected canal was more effective than a more general video based on the initial diagnosis. 1b

Study design: Randomized controlled trial (double-blinded)

Funding: Government

Setting: Outpatient (specialty)

Reviewer

Henry C. Barry, MD, MS
Professor
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI


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ARUP KUMAR DHARA

Impact assessment

Excellent