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Syncope units: impact on patient care and health-related costs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23217686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Clinical decision making can be challenging regarding the emergency department (ED) management of patients with recent syncope. Several models of the syncope management unit are summarized in this article. Assessment of patients with recent syncope in a specialized evaluation unit, such as an emergency department-based syncope management unit, holds great promise in terms of reducing hospital admissions, reducing costs and improving outcomes for patients with syncope.
Authors:
Maria Viqar-Syed; David J Bradley; Win-Kuang Shen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1558-2264     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  39-49     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 1st Street Southwest, Rochester, MN, USA.
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