REMSTARBC.ca Rural Emergency Medicine Simulation Training and Resource - British Columbia
The HINTS exam (Head impulse, Nystagmus and Test of Skew) was first published in Stroke September 2009
as a means to differentiate a posterior stroke from other causes of vertigo. It has a very high sensitivity.
Below is a Power Point reviewing Posterior Stroke and the use of the HINTS exam.
As well there is a MS Word printable summary of HINTS below.
(NB: Best viewed in 'Slide Show' format, as videos will only play in 'Slide Show'.)