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Author Benditt, David G

Title Syncope and transient loss of consciousness : multidisciplinary management / edited by David G. Benditt [and others]
Published Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2008


Description 1 online resource (210 pages)
Contents Definition and classification of syncope and TLOC / Jean-Jacques Blanc -- Epidemiological aspects of syncope and TLOC / Robert S. Sheldon, Anna S. Serleti -- Pathophysiology of syncope : postural, neurally-mediated and arrhythmic / W. Wieling -- Syncope and cerebral blood flow / G. van Dijk, Roland D. Thijs -- Syncope risk stratification / Brian Olshansky -- Value and limitations in clinical history in assessing cause of syncope / Paolo Alboni, Maurizio Dinelli -- The emergency department evaluation of TLOC/syncope / Fran├žois P. Sarasin -- The essential autonomic assessment for evaluating the cause of syncope / C. MorilLo, Juan C. Guzman -- Neurally-mediated reflex syncope: medical history and clinical testing / Anna Serletis, R. Sheldon -- Value and limitation of ambulatory ECG monitoring / Andrew D. Krahn -- Imaging ambulatory blood pressure in the syncope and TLOC evaluation / D. Andresen -- Value and limitations of electrophysiologic testing / Suneet Mittal -- Orthostatic intolerance including autonomic failure syndromes and POTS / C. Mathias -- Improving tolerance to upright posture / Hugo Ector, Tony Reybrouck -- Syncope in patients with bundle-branch block and other conduction system abnormalities / Angel Moya -- Treatment strategies in neurally-mediated reflex syncope : effectiveness of drugs, pacing & physical maneuvers / Richard Sutton -- Structural heart disease, syncope and risk of sudden death / Kathy L. Lee, Hung-Fat Tse, Chu-Pak Lau -- Syncope mimics : distinguishing seizures and pseudo-syncope from syncope / A. Fitzpatrick -- Channelopathies as a cause of syncope / P. Brugada, T. Boussy -- Syncope and TLOC in children and adolescents / H. Calkins -- TLOC, syncope and falls in the geriatric patient / Rose Anne Kenny -- Drug-induced/iatrogenic causes of TLOC/syncope / Gerald V. Naccarelli -- Syncope and the competitive athlete: recommendations for evaluation and permission to compete / F. Giada, Antonio Raviele -- Role of syncope management units / Win K. Shen, Michele Brignole
Summary Syncope is one of the most important causes of transient loss of consciousness, and is such a common event that it may be encountered by practitioners in virtually any field of medicine. As such, a broad spectrum of healthcare professionals may be involved in its assessment and management. Edited by distinguished individuals whose pioneering work in syncope highlights careers devoted to improving patient care, this book provides:. Succinct, practical and up-to-date guidance on the optimal clinical evaluation and treatment of patients with syncope and transient loss of consciousness in a mult
Notes Print version record
Subject Syncope (Pathology)
Loss of consciousness.
Loss of consciousness
Syncope (Pathology)
Form Electronic book
Author Brignole, Michele
Raviele, Antonio
ISBN 9780470691724