Comparison of 30-Day Serious Adverse Clinical Events for Elderly Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Near-Syncope Versus Syncope.

Title

Comparison of 30-Day Serious Adverse Clinical Events for Elderly Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Near-Syncope Versus Syncope.

Creator

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

Publisher

Annals of emergency medicine

Date

2019
2019-03

Description

STUDY OBJECTIVE: Controversy remains in regard to the risk of adverse events for patients presenting with syncope compared with near-syncope. The purpose of our study is to describe the difference in outcomes between these groups in a large multicenter cohort of older emergency department (ED) patients. METHODS: From April 28, 2013, to September 21, 2016, we conducted a prospective, observational study across 11 EDs in adults (>/=60 years) with syncope or near-syncope. A standardized data extraction tool was used to collect information during their index visit and at 30-day follow-up. Our primary outcome was the incidence of

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

274-280

Issue

3

Volume

73

Citation

Bastani Aveh; Su Erica; Adler David H; Baugh Christopher; Caterino Jeffrey M; Clark Carol L; Diercks Deborah B; Hollander Judd E; Malveau Susan E; Nicks Bret A; Nishijima Daniel K; Shah Manish N; Stiffler Kirk A; Storrow Alan B; Wilber Scott T; Yagapen Annick N; Weiss Robert E; Sun Benjamin C, “Comparison of 30-Day Serious Adverse Clinical Events for Elderly Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Near-Syncope Versus Syncope.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed July 29, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/6267.

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