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Diagnosis and characteristics of syncope in older patients referred to geriatric departments.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Publication Date
Volume
54
Issue
10
Pages
1531–1536
Identifiers
PMID: 17038070
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

The protocol is applicable even beyond the age of 90 in geriatric departments. The standardized protocol is associated with a reduction in the frequency of unexplained syncope to about 10%.

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