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Syncope Risk Score for Patient in ED

Purpose:

To identify a patient in the Emergency Department (ED) with syncope who may be at increased risk for a serious outcome.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R55

Description:

Martin et al identified factors for serious outcomes in a patient with syncope presenting to an Emergency Department. These can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Pittsburgh.

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