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Diagnosis is a team sport—partnering with allied health professionals to reduce diagnostic errors: a case study on the role of a vestibular therapist in diagnosing dizziness.

Thomas DB, Newman-Toker DE. Diagnosis is a team sport - partnering with allied health professionals to reduce diagnostic errors: A case study on the role of a vestibular therapist in diagnosing dizziness. Diagnosis (Berl). 2016;3(2):49-59. doi:10.1515/dx-2016-0009.

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July 27, 2016
Thomas DB, Newman-Toker DE. Diagnosis (Berl). 2016;3:49-59.

This case study describes five cases of dizziness, each incorrectly diagnosed by a physician and subsequently correctly diagnosed by a physical therapist. The authors argue for involving allied health professionals in the diagnostic process, as recommended in the Improving Diagnosis report.

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Thomas DB, Newman-Toker DE. Diagnosis is a team sport - partnering with allied health professionals to reduce diagnostic errors: A case study on the role of a vestibular therapist in diagnosing dizziness. Diagnosis (Berl). 2016;3(2):49-59. doi:10.1515/dx-2016-0009.