CME 02/10/14 – Syncope Assessment

Here is Anne-Marie’s talk on the assessment of a patient presenting with syncope.

 

Resources:

 

EBM Syncope Clinical Pathway:

Syncope Clinical pathway

 

Clinical Decision Making Rules:

 

San Francisco Syncope Rule (SFSR):

San_Francisco_Syncope_Rule_SFSR_CHESS_Mnemonic

 

Here is the an assessment of the SFSR from the NNT website

 

 

Rose Syncope Rule:

Rose Rule

OESIL Syncope Rule:

OESIL syncope rule

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A good summary of the above rules can be found in an article from American Family Physician: “Risk Stratification of Patients Presenting with Syncope” as seen in the table below:

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