Title:
Tinnitus: a multidisciplinary clinical approach
Authors:
P. Van de Heyning*, O. Meeus*, C. Blaivie*, K. Vermeire*, A. Boudewyns* and D. De Ridder**
Institutions:
University Department of *Otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery and **Neurosurgery, University Multidisciplinary Tinnitus Centre ofAntwerp, Antwerp University Hospital (UZA), Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Keywords:
Tinnitus; diagnosis; clinical approach
Pages:
3 - 10
Abstract:
Tinnitus: a multidisciplinary clinical approach. This article provides a clinical step-by-step approach for assessing a patient with tinnitus as primary complaint. The medical diagnosis of the disease provoking the tinnitus has to be made first in a comprehensive evaluation, including imaging. The psycho-acoustic characteristics and the influence on health-related quality of life is a compulsory complementary assessment to establish a complete picture of the patient.
Issue:
Suppl. 7, 2007


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Tinnitus: a multidisciplinary clinical approach