Which situational conditions should be considered in patients with suspected syncope?

Updated: Jan 13, 2017
  • Author: Rumm Morag, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Answer

Situational conditions to consider in patients with suspected syncope include the following:

  • Carotid sinus syncope
  • Cough (posttussive) syncope
  • Defecation syncope
  • Micturition syncope
  • Postprandial syncope
  • Swallow syncope

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