CME 03/12/15 – Syncope, Sudden Death and the ECG

Here is Saqib’s talk on ECG abnormalities associated with syncope and sudden death.

 
 

Resources:

 

  • EDExam Whiteboard Session: Don’t Miss These ECG’s Part 1:

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E617_vGYk_M

 

  • EDExam Whiteboard Session: Don’t Miss These ECG’s – Part 2:

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9o_FJO5h2s8

 

  • EDExam Whiteboard Session 1 – WPW & AF:

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrhWH2_KKOY

 

Other 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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