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Charles Skinner Hallpike

Born 1900
Died 1979

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English otologist, born July 19, 1900, Murree, India; died September 26, 1979.

Biography of Charles Skinner Hallpike

Charles Skinner Hallpike worked in the National Hospital at Queen Square, where he developed an internationally renowned neurotology clinic. His bithermal caloric test and positional tests are still routinely used in evaluation of the vertiginous patient.

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