Patients’ often remember little about syncope – which means you have to rely greatly on external sources for more information. Transient syncope can be extremely difficult to deal with, and it can be as simple as a vasovagal or as serious as a stroke.
It’s something you see all the time in the emergency department or in the general practitioner’s office, which means you need to have a clear idea in your head about what your approach is – by reading a really good plan from someone else, like the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence.
Get it clear in your head over here.
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