Abstract| Volume 58, ISSUE 6, P981, June 2020

Multicenter Emergency Department Validation of the Canadian Syncope Risk Score

Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Sivilotti MLA, Le Sage N, et al. JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 23, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.0288.
      Syncope is a common chief complaint in the emergency department (ED). Not all life-threatening causes are ruled out in the ED, therefore many patients with syncope are admitted to the hospital costing billions of dollars every year. Unfortunately, the yield of these hospitalizations is low, and there is not a validated and widely accepted tool to make decisions about the disposition patients with syncope.
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