CME 02/10/14 – Syncope Assessment

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




EBM Syncope Clinical Pathway:

Syncope Clinical pathway


Clinical Decision Making Rules:


San Francisco Syncope Rule (SFSR):



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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