Case Studies in Syncope
Return to all Care of Cardiovascular Conditions 1st Edition sessions.
Estimated time to complete session: 75 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Evaluate patients who present with syncope to determine cardiac or noncardiac causes.
2. Prepare diagnostic plans for patients who present with neurocardiogenic forms of syncope, which may include conducting a differential diagnosis of syncope.
3. Utilize evidence-based clinical decision tools and algorithms to determine hospital vs nonhospital management of patients with syncopal episodes.
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Jonathon M. Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina College of Medicine; Centre for Family Medicine, Winter Park, Florida
- 1.25 AAFP prescribed