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Causes of Fainting in Child

Author by-Disha Sharma

All of us have seen someone fainting or fainted ourselves. Your child too might have fainted during long morning assemblies in the school during intense summer mornings or during running long rounds under the sun during the physical education periods in school. 300 more words

tilt tabling.

October 23rd, 2015. The day was here. I was finally going to get a diagnosis. After reading stories on the internet, I actually had it pretty good. 452 more words

neurocardio whaaaat?

In the beginning of this journey, I quickly learned about how the healthcare system works. Never being seriously sick before, I was naive. When I was referred for a tilt table test, I figured I could schedule it for whenever I wanted. 388 more words

my hospital stay.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 I went to the doctor for the second time. While in the room, I quickly stood up to walk to the bed when I fainted right into my doctor’s arms. 414 more words

i just fainted.

It was Monday September 28th, 2015. I was excited to begin the sixth week of my first year as a Spanish teacher. I felt confident and I was becoming more comfortable each week. 563 more words

Sniffing & gasping can prevent fainting!

Sniffing and gasping for air can prevent people from fainting says a preliminary study by Dr. Marta Bavolarova, a cardiologist at , Slovak Republic.

Fainting – also called syncope is a sudden, brief loss of consciousness and posture caused by decreased blood flow to the brain. 398 more words


Ruptured Ectopic

This case is written by Dr. Kyla Caners. She is a PGY5 Emergency Medicine resident at McMaster University and is also one of the Editors-in-Chief here at EMSimCases. 358 more words