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Handbook of Syncope : a Concise Clinical Approach

Author: Behzad B Pavri
Publisher: New Delhi : Jaypee Brothers Medical Pub, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Syncope, or fainting, is caused by low blood flow to the brain, most often caused by low blood pressure. This book is a concise guide to the management of syncope. Beginning with an overview of causes, the following chapters discuss clinical examination and tests, then management of syncope resulting from different vascular conditions. Special emphasis is placed on the importance of patient history, ECG evaluation,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Behzad B Pavri
ISBN: 9789350909539 9350909537
OCLC Number: 863194840
Description: x, 132 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Historical Aspects, Definition, and EpidemiologyChapter 2: Overview of the Causes of SyncopeChapter 3: Approach to the Syncopal Patient-Importance of History, Physical Examination, and ECGChapter 4: Additional Tests used in the Evaluation of the Syncopal PatientChapter 5: The Medicolegal Aspects of Syncope: Driving, Flying, and SportsChapter 6: Specific Syncope SyndromesChapter 7: Vasovagal SyncopeChapter 8: Syncope Due to BradyarrhythmiaChapter 9: Syncope Due to TachyarrhythmiaChapter 10: Miscellaneous Causes of Syncope
Responsibility: Behazad B. Pavri ; foreword, Andrew E. Epstein.

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Concise guide to the management of syncope. Beginning with an overview of causes, the following chapters discuss clinical examination and tests, then management of syncope resulting from different  Read more...

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