Dr Ryan interviews Dr Mitchell about the assessment and management of syncope.
Dr Tina Ryan interviews Dr Lara Mitchell about syncope. They discuss assessment, the importance of a history taking, driving advice, and how to setup a syncope service.
Dr Mitchell is a Consultant Geriatrician at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where she setup a syncope service.
Syncope Unit Rationale: https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euv115
Syncope pathway article (Br J Cardiol 2019;26:133–6): http://dx.doi.org/10.5837/bjc.2019.040
ESC Guidelines: https://www.escardio.org/Guidelines/Clinical-Practice-Guidelines/Syncope-Guidelines-on-Diagnosis-and-Management-of
Nice Guidelines: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/conditions-and-diseases/neurological-conditions/transient-loss-of-consciousness
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