Vertigo

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Section 5 -MEDICAL

5.16 Vertigo

INITIAL MEDICAL CARE (2.01) – Provide OXYGEN or assist ventilations as appropriate for patient condition.

  • In the presence of signs and symptoms of TRUE VERTIGO, i.e.: Complaints of movement at rest with profound nausea, administer an Antiemetic medication as appropriate.
  • Support patients head from movement. Move patient slowly. Sudden changes in head positions worsen the patient’s condition.