TITLE

Stokes-Adams syndrome

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2079
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Stokes-Adams syndrome" is presented. It refers to a disorder wherein the patient witnesses a loss of consciousness due to a decreased flow of blood to the brain. It occurs due to any transient interference with cardiac output. Treatment for this syndrome includes basic and advanced cardiac life support measures.
ACCESSION #
21246838

 

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