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Criteria for Malingering in Patient with Work-Related Vestibular Injury

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient claiming work-related vestibular disability using the criteria of Mallinson and Longridge.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, selection

ICD-10:

H81, Y96

Description:

Mallinson and Longridge developed a simple score for evaluating a patient with work-related vestibular injury. This can help to separate someone with true disability from someone who is malingering ("aphysiologic"). The authors are from Vancouver General Hospital and the University of British Columbia.

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