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:

Dr James Wheeler
Dr James Wheeler

Emergency Physician, SCGH, WA, Australia

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