Serious reasons why your patient fainted…

If your patient presents with… Symptoms of arm ischemia or paresthesias with syncope – Subclavian steal syndrome Chest pain that is acute, radiates, tearing/sharp, involves symptoms above and below diaphragm with syncope – Aortic dissection Tachypnea, pleuritic chest pain, shortness of breath with syncope – PE Neurologic deficit with syncope – TIA/stroke Headache that is […]

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