Recurrent syncope is not an independent risk predictor for future syncopal events or adverse outcomes.

Title

Recurrent syncope is not an independent risk predictor for future syncopal events or adverse outcomes.

Creator

Chang Anna Marie; Hollander Judd E; Su Erica; Weiss Robert E; Yagapen Annick N; Malveau Susan E; Adler David H; Bastani Aveh; Baugh Christopher W; Caterino Jeffrey M; Clark Carol L; Diercks Deborah B; Nicks Bret A; Nishijima Daniel K; Shah Manish N; Stiffler Kirk A; Storrow Alan B; Wilber Scott T; Sun Benjamin C

Publisher

The American journal of emergency medicine

Date

2018
2018-08

Description

Almost 20% of patients with syncope will experience another event. It is unknown whether recurrent syncope is a marker for a higher or lower risk etiology of syncope. The goal of this study is to determine whether older adults with recurrent syncope have a higher likelihood of 30-day serious clinical events than patients experiencing their first episode. METHODS: This study is a pre-specified secondary analysis of a multicenter prospective, observational study conducted at 11 emergency departments in the US. Adults 60years or older who presented with syncope or near syncope were enrolled. The primary outcome was occurrence of

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Citation

Chang Anna Marie; Hollander Judd E; Su Erica; Weiss Robert E; Yagapen Annick N; Malveau Susan E; Adler David H; Bastani Aveh; Baugh Christopher W; Caterino Jeffrey M; Clark Carol L; Diercks Deborah B; Nicks Bret A; Nishijima Daniel K; Shah Manish N; Stiffler Kirk A; Storrow Alan B; Wilber Scott T; Sun Benjamin C, “Recurrent syncope is not an independent risk predictor for future syncopal events or adverse outcomes.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed June 23, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/3430.

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