Test Your Knowledge of Evaluating Dizziness in Urgent Care (Postscript 2 of 2)

Evidence-Based Urgent Care Postscript
The Timing-and-Triggers Approach to the Urgent Care Patient With Acute Dizziness | February 2024

Which statement about brain imaging in patients with acute dizziness is TRUE?

  1. In patients with BPPV, a brain MRI can help establish the diagnosis.
  2. In patients with posterior circulation stroke, the CT is diagnostic in >75% of cases.
  3. In patients with posterior circulation stroke, early MRI with diffusion-weighted images will establish the diagnosis in nearly all patients.
  4. In patients with vestibular migraine, neither CT nor MRI is indicated.

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