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Society guideline links: Syncope

Deputy Editor
Brian C Downey, MD, FACC

Introduction

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Canada

Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) and Canadian Pediatric Cardiology Association (CPCA): Society position statement on the approach to syncope in the pediatric patient (2017)

Choosing Wisely Canada: Don't order CT head scans in adult patients with simple syncope in the absence of high-risk predictors (2016)

Choosing Wisely Canada: Don't routinely obtain neuro-imaging studies (CT, MRI scans, or carotid Doppler ultrasonography) in the evaluation of simple syncope in patients with a normal neurological examination (2015)

    

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Literature review current through: Jul 2017. | This topic last updated: Jul 27, 2017.
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