A standardized sequential clinical examination identified probable causes of syncope in 69% of patients
- INCIDENCE AND HOSPITALIZATION RATE OF SYNCOPE IN A NON-EMERGENCY HOSPITAL. Buzea, Catalin A.; Dan, Anca R.; Dan, Gheorghe A. // Romanian Journal of Neurology;2013, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p113
Syncope is a frequent medical condition presented to Emergency Rooms and an important source for hospitalization. Little is known in our country about characteristics of patients with syncope presented as an emergency or not. Our aim is to evaluate epidemiologic features of all patients...
- Role of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) in risk stratification of adult syncope. Reed, Matthew J.; Newby, David E.; Coull, Andrew J.; Jacques, Keith G.; Prescott, Robin J.; Gray, Alasdair J. // Emergency Medicine Journal;Nov2007, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p769
The article presents a study which examined the role of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) test in the assessment of adult syncope patients in Great Britain. This study involved patients who had syncope over a 3 month period and who were presented at an emergency department. It concludes that BNP...
- Common patterns of response to the head-up tilt test in children and adolescents. Boysen, Arnulf; Lewin, Martin A.G.; Uhlemann, Frank // Cardiology in the Young;Dec2006, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p537
Testing using the head-up tilt table is performed regularly as a diagnostic tool in the evaluation of syncope. Recommendations for protocols, and interpretation of the results, however, are mainly based on experience in adults. We evaluated the results of tilt table testing in 100 consecutive...
- Acute myocardial infarction in patients with syncope. McDermott, Daniel; Quinn, James V.; Murphy, Charles E. // CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine;Mar2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p156
Objective: We sought to determine the incidence of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in emergency department (ED) patients with syncope, the characteristics of these AMIs and how helpful the initial electrocardiogram (ECG) was in identifying these cases. Methods: In a prospective cohort of...
- DIAGNOSIS ORIENTATION AND RISK STRATIFICATION IN SYNCOPE. Buzea, Catalin A.; Dan, Anca R.; Dan, Gheorghe A. // Romanian Journal of Neurology;2013, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p105
Syncope represents an important health issue due to the number of emergency room presentations as well as the costs associated either to patient evaluation, or to therapeutic means in certain situations. Despite recent endeavors to optimize the approach to a patient with syncope, this is still...
- Identifying Short-Term Risk in Patients with Syncope. Sadovsky, Richard // American Family Physician;10/15/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 8, p1561
Discusses research being done on the derivation of the San Francisco Syncope Rule to predict patients with short-term serious outcomes. Reference to a study by J. V. Quinn et al published in the February 2004 issue of "Annals of Emergency Medicine"; Findings of the study; Conclusion of the study.
- Juvenile Ischemic Stroke Secondary to Cardiogenic Embolism: A Rare Case Report. Soleimanpour, Hassan; Pashapour, Ali; Mohammadi, Neda; Golzari, Samad E. J.; Khodaverdizadeh, Hossein // International Journal of Preventive Medicine;Jan2014, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p117
Myxomas, the most common primary cardiac tumors, are known as a source of cardiogenic emboli. The possibility of their early detection has made them of great importance for emergency medicines. Detection of the disease is probable at early stages using echocardiography and associate...
- Heart block and Lyme carditis. Rojas-Marte, G.; Chadha, S.; Topi, B.; Hollander, G.; Shani, J. // QJM: An International Journal of Medicine;Sep2014, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p771
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- Optimal Timing for Measuring Serum S100B Levels in Patients with Syncope. Emrah Eyi, Yusuf; Aksoy, Yakup; Kemal Tuncer, Salim; Kaldırım, Ümit; Yıldırım, Ali Osman; Arzıman, İbrahim // Journal of Academic Emergency Medicine / Akademik Acil Tip Olgu ;Jun2015, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p98
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Utility of Serum SI 00B Level, SFSR and OESIL Scores in Anticipating Short Term Adverse Events of Discharged Syncope Patients" in the 2013 issue.