Preventing Falls, Help for Dizziness

  1. Why is it that more primary care doctors are not seeing dizzy patients? The ENTs readily admit they don't want to see them. I guess it's because they are surgeons and only want to do surgery.

    Do primary care physicians not want to see dizzy patients because they still (mistakenly) believe they can't do anything for them? Don't they know about how easy it is to do posturography and ENG and how effective (way over 90%) the treatment is?

    Or what about the nurses who work for these doctors? Why wouldn't they want to do this testing and treatment?
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