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Auditory and Vestibular Complications and Legalities Following Head Injuries

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1.  What are the different mechanisms of a head injury?
  1. Impact head injury
  2. Acceleration/deceleration head injury
  3. Blast head injury
  4. All of the above
2.  Which of the following points in history are important in head injuries?
  1. How it happened?
  2. What had happened?
  3. What were the sequels?
  4. All of the above
3.  Which of the following are relevant in diagnosing audiovestibular complications of head injuries?
  1. An accurate history
  2. Full audiovestibular clinical and laboratory quantification
  3. Neurological, ophthalmological, and cardiological examination
  4. All of the above
4.  Which of the following is true of BPPV after head injuries?
  1. It is usually immediately after the head injury
  2. It is usually single canal and limited to the posterior canal only
  3. It is usually multiple canal and affects atypical canals
  4. It is usually non recurrent
5.  Regarding the legal aspect of audiovestibular complications in head injuries, which of the following is true?
  1. The medicolegal report should contain recommendations for input beyond the audiovestibular system
  2. The physician/neurotologist’s overriding responsibility is to the Court and for the truth only
  3. The medicolegal report should be comprehensive and justify all points of inference and argument
  4. All of the above

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