Syncope MDM

This patient had the classic characteristics of syncope (1) transient LOC, (2) loss of postural tone and (3) full & immediate spontaneous recovery. There is nothing in the history or physical to suggest common syncope mimics: ***seizure, ***posterior circulation stroke, ***hypoglycemia, ***hypoxemia, ***heat stroke or ***head trauma. My suspicion for ***AAA, ***PE, ***MI, ***GIB, ***ectopic pregnancy, ***SAH and ***arrhythmia/persistent bradycardia is low. This patient doesn’t have a history of ***recurrent syncope to suggest structural heart disease.

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