TITLE

Physical counterpressure maneuvers reduced vasovagal syncope

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which states that physical counter pressure maneuvers reduce vasovagal syncope. In the study, 223 patients who were 16 to 70 years of age with recurrent vasovagal syncope or a suspected diagnosis confirmed by tilt-table testing, who had recognizable prodromal symptoms and a normal physical examination and electrocardiogram.
ACCESSION #
24685675

 

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