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Reducing dizziness-related impairment in people aged 50+

A six-month tailored multifactorial intervention of dizziness therapies comprising balance and strength exercises, vestibular rehabilitation, cognitive-behavioural therapy and/or medical management effectively reduced dizziness-related impairment compared to control (usual care) in community-living people aged 50 years and older with dizziness.

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PLoS Medicine
Volume / Volumen: 15
Number / Número: 7
First and last pages / Páginas inicial-final: 1-21
Year / Año: 2018
Month / Mes: july

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1. Aggarwal NT, Bennett DA, Bienias JL, Mendes de Leon CF, Morris MC, Evans DA. The prevalence of dizziness and its association with functional disability in a biracial community population. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M288-92, 2000. 2. Colledge NR, Wilson JA, Macintyre CC, MacLennan WJ. The prevalence and characteristics of dizziness in an elderly community. Age Ageing 23:117-20, 1994. 3. Tinetti ME, Williams CS, Gill TM. Health, functional, and psychological outcomes among older persons with chronic dizziness. J Am Geriatr Soc 48:417-21, 2000. 4. Maarsingh OR, Dros J, Schellevis FG, van Weert HC, van der Windt DA, ter Riet G, et al. Causes of persistent dizziness in elderly patients in primary care. Ann Fam Med 8:196-205, 2010. 5. Johansson M, Akerlund D, Larsen HC, Andersson G. Randomized controlled trial of vestibular rehabilitation combined with cognitive-behavioral therapy for dizziness in older people. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 125:151-6, 2001. 6. Andersson G, Asmundson GJ, Denev J, Nilsson J, Larsen HC. A controlled trial of cognitive-behavior therapy combined with vestibular rehabilitation in the treatment of dizziness. Behav Res Ther 44:1265-73, 2006. 7. Geraghty AWA, Essery R, Kirby S, Stuart B, Turner D, Little P, et al. Internet-Based Vestibular Rehabilitation for Older Adults With Chronic Dizziness: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Primary Care. Ann Fam Med 15:209-16, 2017. 8. Menant JC, Migliaccio AA, Hicks C, Lo J, Meinrath D, Ratanapongleka M, Turner J, Sturnieks DL, Delbaere K, Titov N, McVeigh C, Close JC, Lord SR. Tailored multifactorial intervention to improve dizziness symptoms and quality of life, balance and gait in dizziness sufferers aged over 50 years: protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMC Geriatr 17: 56, 2017.

Other articles written by the author Jasmine Charlotte Christiane Menant
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Caetano MJD, Lord SR, Allen NE, Brodie MA, Song J, Paul SS, et al. Stepping reaction time and gait adaptability are significantly impaired in people with Parkinson's disease: Implications for fall risk. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 47:32-38, 2018.
Menant JC, Close JCT, Delbaere K, Sturnieks DL, Trollor J, Sachdev PS, et al. Relationships between serum vitamin D levels, neuromuscular and neuropsychological function and falls in older men and women. Osteoporosis International 23(3):981-989, 2012.
Menant JC, Meinrath D, Migliaccio AA, Sturnieks DL, Hicks C, Lo J, et al. Identifying key risk factors for dizziness handicap in middle-aged and older people. J Am Med Dir Assoc 21(3):344-350, Mar 2020.
Menant JC, Schoene D, Sarofim M, Lord SR. Single and dual task tests of gait speed are equivalent in the prediction of falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ageing Research Reviews 16: 83-104, 2014.
Menant JC, St George RJ, Sandery B, Fitzpatrick RC, Lord SR. Older people contact more obstacles when wearing multifocal glasses while walking. J Am Geriatr Soc 57(10):1833-1838, 2009.
Menant JC, Steele JR, Menz HB, Munro BJ, Lord SR. Effects of walking surfaces and footwear on temporo-spatial gait parameters in young and older people. Gait & Posture 29(3):392-397, 2009.
Menant JC, Sturnieks DL, Brodie MAD, Smith ST, Lord SR. Visuospatial tasks affect locomotor control more than non-spatial tasks in older people. PLoS One 9(10):e109802, 2014.
Menant JC, Weber F, Lo J, Sturnieks DL, Close JC, Sachdev PS, et al. Strength measures are better than muscle mass measures in predicting health-related outcomes in older people: time to abandon the term sarcopenia? Osteoporosis International 28 (1):59-70, 2017.
Menant JC, Wong A, Close JCT, Trollor J, Lord SR. Depressive symptoms and orthostatic hypotension are risk factors for unexplained falls in community-living older people. J Am Geriatr Soc 64(5):1073-1078, 2016.
Menant JC, Wong A, Sturnieks DL, Close JCT, Delbaere K, Sachdev PS, et al. Pain and anxiety mediate the relationship between dizziness and falls in older people. J Am Geriatr Soc 61(3):423-428, 2013.

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Reducing the burden of dizziness in middle-aged and older people: A multifactorial, tailored, single-blind randomized controlled trial

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Americo Migliaccio1, Daina Sturnieks2, Kim Delbaere3, Nickolai Titov4, Jacqueline Close5, Daniela Meinrath6, Stephen Lord7

7 Profesor, Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney, Australia

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