Practical Reviews

Syncope Risk Score Developed to Identify High-Risk Patients for Admission

Background: Syncope is a common reason for evaluation in emergency department (ED) settings. It is a particularly difficult presenting complaint in that it can represent concerning life-threatening issues or completely benign causes. Although many risk prediction algorithms have been developed, we continue to look for a reliable instrument. Objective: To develop a clinical decision tool to identify adult patients with syncope at risk of a serious adverse event within 1 month days a more...
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