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External Validation of the Canadian Syncope Risk Score

Background Information: The Canadian Syncope Risk Score (CSRS) is one of several clinical decision tools used in the emergency department (ED) following a syncopal episode. (Figure 1) It was derived from one of the largest datasets currently available and its …

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Cardiovascular

Validation of the Canadian Syncope Risk Score

Background Information: The presentation of a patient with syncope to the Emergency Department (ED) can pose a challenge to clinicians as the identification of a serious underlying condition is the priority. Often the original cause of the syncope is difficult to …

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Cardiovascular

REBEL Core Cast 21.0 – ECG in Syncope

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Cardiovascular

REBEL Core Cast 15.0 – Syncope Literature Updates

Take Home Points There is no real distinction between syncope and near syncope. Older folk with near syncope or syncope should be treated the same. Patient with high risk features its reasonable to admit but if they’re low risk, well-appearing …

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Cardiovascular

Duration of Electrocardiographic Monitoring of Emergency Department Patients with Syncope

Background Information: Syncope is defined as a sudden transient loss of consciousness (LOC) followed by complete resolution. It represents 1-3% of all emergency department (ED) visits. 1 1% of all hospitalizations are due to syncope as it may have resulted …

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Cardiovascular

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