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Score of Sheldon et al for Distinguishing Between Seizure and Syncope in a Patient

Purpose:

To use the score of Sheldon et al to determine if a patient has experienced a seizure or syncopal episode.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

G40

Description:

Sheldon et al developed a simple score for determining if a patient is experiencing a seizure or syncopal episode. The authors are from the University of Calgary, McMaster University, and the Wales Heart Research Institute (Cardiff, Wales).

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