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The evaluation and treatment of syncope

a handbook for clinical practice

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Published by Blackwell Futura in Malden, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Syncope (Pathology) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Syncope -- therapy,
  • Syncope -- diagnosis,
  • Syncope -- physiopathology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David G. Benditt ... [et al.].
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    ContributionsBenditt, David G., European Society of Cardiology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRB150.L67 E94 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3406148M
    ISBN 101405135018
    ISBN 109781405135016
    LC Control Number2005021788

    Treatment of Neurocardiogenic Syncope • Avoid predisposing factors -extreme heat, dehydration • Remove underlying causes -drugs • Interrupt any part of the cascade of events associated with the development of syncope with drug therapy or pacing • Behavior modification-high salt, caffeine free diet. In this prospective, randomized, single-center study, patients were randomly allocated to 2 treatment arms: syncope unit evaluation and standard care. The 2 groups were compared with chi2 test for.

    Syncope, also known as fainting, is a loss of consciousness and muscle strength characterized by a fast onset, short duration, and spontaneous recovery. It is caused by a decrease in blood flow to the brain, typically from low blood pressure. There are sometimes symptoms before the loss of consciousness such as lightheadedness, sweating, pale skin, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, or feeling. SYNCOPE VERSUS NEUROCARDIOGENIC SYNCOPE Syncope surrounding activity % vs% Family history of cardiac disease or sudden cardiac death- 41% vs. 25% Abnormal physical findings suggesting a cardiac diagnosis- 29% vs. 0% Abnormal EKG % vs. 0% Tretter et al Dec

    Current evaluation and management of syncope. Circulation. ; – Link Google Scholar; 5 Sheldon R, Rose S, Ritchie D, Connolly SJ, Koshman ML, Lee MA, Frenneaux M, Fisher M, Murphy W. Historical criteria that distinguish syncope from seizures. J Am Coll Cardiol. ; – Crossref Medline Google Scholar. Background: Syncope is an important and common clinical condition, and the neurally mediated syncope is the most frequent type of syncope. Tilt testing is considered as a first-line diagnostic test.


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The Evaluation and Treatment of Syncope: A Handbook for Clinical Practice (European Society of Cardiology) [Benditt, David G., Blanc, Jean-Jacques, Brignole, Michele, Sutton, Richard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Hardcover. Gert van Dijk Chapter Contribution of Psychiatric Disorders to Apparent SyncopeGeorge Theodorakis Section four: Causes of syncope and syncope mimics, and treatment Chapter Specific causes of syncope: their evaluation and treatment strategies Part 1: Neurally-mediated reflex syncopeDavid G.

Benditt Part 2: Orthostatic syncopeAngel Moya, Wouter Wieling Part 3: Cardiac arrhythmias as a primary cause of syncopeAngel Moya Part 4: Structural cardiac 5/5(1). The evaluation and treatment of syncope: a handbook for clinical practice.

[David G Benditt; European Society of Cardiology.;] -- Provides recommendations for the management of syncope. The reader will find in this handbook clinical considerations of the most important clinical aspects related to the evaluation and treatment of.

/ Lennart Bergfeldt, Piotr Kulakowski --Neurologic diagnostic procedures in syncope / J. Gert van Dijk --Contribution of psychiatric disorders to apparent syncope / George Theodorakis --Who to treat / Michele Brignole, Rose Anne Kenny --Specific causes of syncope and their evaluation and treatment strategies / David G.

Benditt [and others. The evaluation and treatment of syncope: a handbook for clinical practice/edited by David G. Benditt [ etal. – 2nd ed. You can download Free The Evaluation and Treatment of Syncope: A Handbook for Clinical Practice Download from 4shared, mediafire, hotfile, and mirror link Designed for the practitioner, this handbook provides an easy-to-read overview of how to evaluate and treat patients with a history of fainting.

ized approach to syncope evaluation reduces hospital admissions and medical costs, and increases diagnostic accu-racy. The initial assessment for all patients presenting with syncope includes a. A detailed history and examination complemented by 12 lead electrocardiography and lying and standing blood pressure (box 1) is the mainstay of evaluating patients with syncope, and it can provide an initial diagnosis in 66% of cases, with a diagnostic accuracy of 88% In one study that compared patients with suspected or certain heart.

Guidelines suggest an algorithmic approach to the evaluation of syncope that begins with the history and physical followed without further intervention or treatment.

B 13, 17, Recommendations are presented for an efficient evaluation, which must include a careful history, complete physical examination and thorough investigation of the family history and home environment. In addition, specific diagnostic tests and a practical approach to treatment are by: 8.

INTRODUCTION. Syncope is a common clinical problem challenging both cardiologists and general practitioners with an annual incidence of to events per thousand population[].The aim of this review is to present a review on the management and treatment of vasovagal syncope.

The Evaluation and Treatment of Syncope: A Handbook for Clinical Practice (European Society of Cardiology) by David G. Benditt,Jean-Jacques Blanc,Michele Brignole,Richard Sutton by. for the evaluation and management of patients with syncope: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical.

Syncope is caused by decreased cerebral blood flow leading to transient loss of consciousness and postural tone, associated with spontaneous recovery. Symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, diaphoresis, nausea and visual disturbances may precede it or occur suddenly with none of the above symptoms.

Syncope is a symptom described as fainting, blacking out, falling out, or "having a spell. Syncope can be a sign of a more serious condition. So, it is important to get treatment right away after you have an episode of syncope.

Most patients can prevent problems with syncope once they get an accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. What causes syncope. Syncope can be.

Syncope can result from benign causes, major hemodynamic changes, or a serious underlying disease. The evaluation and interpretation of symptoms is highly variable.

This guideline addresses syncope management with a patient focus and identifies several key knowledge gaps in syncope evaluation and management. Read the full article in Circulation.

'The editors succeed in providing a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the broad scope of syncope, which makes this book a principal text in the field of syncope.

The book is very well written and is an excellent addition to the library of any physician who seeks information on the causes, evaluation, and management of syncope.'Reviews: 3. The clinical evaluation of patients with sudden loss of consciousness must consider the pathophysiology of syncope and the vast array of underlying diagnoses that may present as syncope, 33, 34, 37 The most common reported causes for syncope include the following, in descending order: undetermined cause, neurally mediated syncope, arrhythmia, neurologic causes (including seizure.

Syncope in patient exposed to high risk settings Recurrent episodes of syncope without organic heart disease Recurrent episodes of syncope with organic heart disease and cardiac etiology of syncope has been ruled out Moya et al.

European Heart Journal, ;– evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with syncope. Ann Emerg Med. ; 2. Brignole M, Alboni P, Benditt DG, et al. Guidelines on management (diagnosis and treatment) of syncope -- Update, Executive summary.

The Task Force on Syncope, European Society of Cardiology. A multidisciplinary approach is likely to be most effective for the evaluation and treatment of syncope; often the expertise of cardiologists, neurologists, emergency medicine specialists, general practitioners, geriatricians and other clinicians is needed.Evaluation of Syncope in the Emergency Department Introduction Syncope is a symptom complex composed of a transient loss of consciousness associated with an inability to maintain pos-tural tone, secondary to a brief decrease in cerebral blood flow that spontaneously and.

A lead ECG should be obtained. Short- and long-term morbidity and mortality risk of syncope should be assessed. Inpatient evaluation and treatment is recommended for patients presenting with syncope and who have serious medical condition relevant to the cause of syncope.

Lab tests are not useful.