It’s been a long old time since my last blog post, and for that I apologise. I have been intending to write this blog for what seems an age, however, events kept over taking me to the point where I decided to delay writing it until things seemed a bit calmer and……..well, just generally better. 2,076 more words
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You have been evaluated in the Emergency Department today for your syncopal episode. Your evaluation did not show evidence of medical conditions requiring emergent intervention at this time, however we recommend you follow up with your primary care provider for further testing as an outpatient. 47 more words
Sparse data and conflicting evidence exist on the prevalence of pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients with syncope.
To estimate the prevalence of PE among patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) for evaluation of syncope. 224 more words
Not only can it be useful in identifying those with history of dizziness upon standing but it may also predict a higher risk of falls, fracture, syncope and mortality long term. 278 more words