Subscribe

The G-LOC (Loss of Consciousness) Syndrome

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

High G-forces can decrease blood flow to the brain sufficient for the person to lose consciousness, a condition termed the G-LOC (Loss of Consciousness) Syndrome. This is an important cause of loss of military aircraft. A pilot who experiences G-LOC should not be disqualified since recovery is complete without residuals.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone