Syncope

David G Benditt, Fei Lu, Scott Sakaguchi

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEvidence-Based Cardiology
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Pages673-691
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405159258
DOIs
StatePublished - May 21 2010

Keywords

  • Cost-effectiveness issues - lost productivity, economic derangement and loss of vocation
  • Diagnosis - better understanding of improvement in syncope management practices
  • Incidence, natural history and prognosis - increased primary diagnoses of "syncope and collapse"
  • Nomenclature - distinguishing other forms of TLOC
  • Pathophysiology - upright position at onset of attack
  • Syncope - transient loss of consciousness (TLOC)
  • Treatment - effectiveness of syncope prevention depending upon diagnosis

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