Robert Barany

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Noun1.Robert Barany - Austrian physician who developed a rotational method for testing the middle ear (1876-1936)
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The horizontal gaze nystagmus test involves asking a subject to focus on an object such as a pen held about a foot away, just above eye level, and to follow the object as the test administrator moves it from side to side.
Drivers are asked to recite the alphabet, stand on one leg, complete a nine-step heel-to-toe walk and watch as a pen is moved in front of them as part of a horizontal gaze nystagmus test.