9 important things to remember about syncope

Guidelines on the evaluation and management of patients with syncope have been released by the American College of Cardiology, with the American Heart Association and the Heart Rhythm Society.

The new recommendations include the importance of performing a detailed history and physical examination during the initial evaluation.

Additionally, here are 9 important things to remember about syncope:

  1. Prior faintness, dizziness or lightheadedness occurs in 70% of patients experiencing