David G. Benditt

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Evaluation and Management of Syncope

I. Evaluation and Management of Syncope: What every physician needs to know. Syncope is a symptom not a diagnosis. Syncope is characterized by transient loss of consciousness (TLOC) due to a spontaneously self-limited (usually at most a minute or two) period of cerebral hypoperfusion. The term “presyncope” is best used to depict a period of…

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