Tagged ‘Syncope’

Journal Review

Predicting Dysrhythmia after Syncope

Filed Under: Tags: , , October 26th, 2017 Leave a Comment

Syncope, the sudden, brief loss of consciousness followed by spontaneous, complete recovery is a common presentation to the Emergency Department (ED). It represents a significant portion of overall admissions to the hospital because while many cases are benign (i.e.
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Journal Review

Prevalence of PE in First Time Syncope Admitted to the Hospital (PESIT Study)

Filed Under: Tags: , , , , January 12th, 2017 Leave a Comment

Pulmonary embolism (PE) kills 100,000 people in the United States each year making it the second most common cause of sudden, unexpected, nontraumatic death outside of the hospital. PE-related deaths can be unexpected because it can present with minimal symptoms,
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