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 2:
  • EDExam Whiteboard Session 1 – WPW & AF:

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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