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Presyncope and syncope 

Presyncope and syncope
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Presyncope and syncope
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Ali Khavandi

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199654901.003.0006
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date: 31 October 2020

Chapter 6 covers presyncope and syncope, including an overview, a glossary of terms, prevalence, classification and pathophysiology, evaluation of patients, investigations, treatment of reflex syncope and orthostatic hypotension, bradyarrhythmia: anatomy and electrophysiology of the heart rhythm, bradycardia, conduction system defects, evaluation of bradycardia patients, clinical implication of electrophysiology study in patients with suspected conduction disturbances, and treatment of bradyarrhythmia.

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