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A 65 year old female with diabetes and hypertension presents to your emergency department after an episode of syncope. She was sitting, holding a baby, when she suddenly lost consciousness and fell forward onto the floor.
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Eponym for a triad of responses (apnea, bradycardia, and hypotension)
A cardiovascular decompressor reflex involving a marked increase in vagal (parasympathetic) efferent discharge to the heart, elicited by stimulation of chemoreceptors, primarily in the left ventricle & hypopnea. 558 more words
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Before last fall, I was your typical super active, mid-thirties, working mom. My days began just like everyone else’s: school drop off, office, youth athletics, gym for workout and daily run, dinner, homework, etc. 585 more words