Cardiology MCQ 18.5.15

Q. All of the following are effective in the management of reflex syncope except A. Life style modifications like avoiding triggers B. Physical counterpressure maneuvers C. Beta blockers D. Cardiac pacing in patients with cardioinhibitory reflex syncope Explanation: According to ESC guideline 2009, beta blockers are no longer recommended and have been given class III […]

APPROACH TO SYNCOPE

APPROACH TO SYNCOPE History taking in cardiology cont. Syncope has been defined by the European society of cardiology as “A transient loss of consciousness due to transient global cerebral hypoperfusion characterized by rapid onset, short duration, and spontaneous recovery.” Syncope is a common problem, it causes significant agony and apprehension and may result in serious […]

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