Evaluation of the CHADS2 risk score on short- and long-term all-cause and cardiovascular mortality after syncope.

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BACKGROUND Syncope risk stratification is difficult and has not been implemented clinically. HYPOTHESIS The CHADS2 score can be applied as a risk stratification tool for predicting mortality after an episode of syncope. METHODS All patients discharged from emergency departments with a first-time diagnosis of syncope from 2001 to 2009 where identified… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/clc.22102

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