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Syncope (Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of)

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Syncope
ICD and CRT
Antibradycardia Pacing
Guidelines version available to download
Published in 2009
Reference European Heart Journal (2009) 30, 2631–2671; doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehp298
Published in 2009
Reference Essential-Messages-Syncope
Published in 2009
Reference SYNCOP
PDA
Published in 2009
Reference Download the PDA Version
Published in 2009
Reference guidelines-Syncope-slides
Published in 2009
Reference CME Questions - Syncope
Table of contents: Full Text (ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines)

Preamble

  • Preamble
  • Introduction

Part 1. Definition, classification & pathophysiology

  • Definition
  • Epidemiology
  • Prognosis
  • Impact of quality of life
  • Economic issues

Part 2. Initial evaluation, diagnosis, & risk stratification

  • Initial evaluation
  • Diagnostic tests

Part 3. Treatment

  • Treatment of reflex syncope and orthostatic intolerance
  • Cardiac arrhythmias as primary care
  • Syncope secondary to structural cardiac or cardiovascular disease
  • Unexplained syncope in patients with high risk of sudden cardiac death

Part 4. Special issues

  • Syncope in the elderly
  • Syncope in paediatric patients
  • Driving and syncope

Organizational aspects

  • Management of syncope in general practice
  • Management of syncope in the emergency department
  • Syncope (T-LOC) management unit

 

 

 

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