What should be included in the account of the suspected syncope event?

Updated: Jan 13, 2017
  • Author: Rumm Morag, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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A detailed account of the event must be obtained from the patient. The account must include the circumstances surrounding the episode: the precipitant factors, the activity the patient was involved with prior to the event, and the patient's position when it occurred.


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