Rizk HG, Strange C, Atallah S, Massingale S, Clendaniel R
Ear Hear 41 (4) 693-696 [2020-05-12; online 2020-07-00]
As states begin issuing progressive deconfinement guidelines, hospitals and institutions are starting to reopen for elective procedures and consultations. Vestibular clinicians are opening their practices to evaluate, test, or treat patients with dizziness and balance problems. The following document, requested by the American Balance Society, collates the current information about the virus, including transmission from asymptomatic carriers, decontamination, and other safety protocols, and provides a return to work guidance for clinicians caring for this population of patients, promoting provider, patient, and staff safety.