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Pediatric syncope: cases from the emergency department.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20709241     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pediatric syncope is a common presentation in the emergency department. Most causes are benign, but an evaluation must exclude rare life-threatening disorders. The lack of objective findings can pose a challenge. This case-based review emphasizes the importance of a detailed history and physical examination with electrocardiogram in determining high-risk patients.
Authors:
Jason W J Fischer; Christine S Cho
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1558-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-16     Completed Date:  2010-09-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  501-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA 94602, USA. fischerjwj@mac.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / diagnosis
Child
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Electrocardiography
Emergency Service, Hospital*
Female
Heart Diseases / diagnosis
Humans
Male
Medical History Taking
Physical Examination
Seizures / diagnosis
Syncope / diagnosis*,  etiology
Syncope, Vasovagal / diagnosis,  etiology

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