Short- and long-term prognosis of syncope, risk factors, and role of hospital admission: results from the STePS (Short-Term Prognosis of Syncope) study.

@article{Costantino2008ShortAL,
  title={Short- and long-term prognosis of syncope, risk factors, and role of hospital admission: results from the STePS (Short-Term Prognosis of Syncope) study.},
  author={Giorgio Costantino and Francesca Perego and Franca Dipaola and Marta Borella and Andrea Galli and Giulia Cantoni and Simonetta Dell'Orto and Simonetta Dassi and Nicola Filardo and Pier Giorgio Duca and N. Montano and Raffaello Furlan},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={276-83}
}
OBJECTIVE We sought to assess short- and long-term prognosis of syncope and associated risk factors. BACKGROUND Syncope is a common clinical event, but our knowledge of its short-term outcome is largely incomplete. Further, it is unknown whether hospital admission might positively affect a patient's syncope prognosis. METHODS We screened 2,775 consecutive subjects who presented for syncope at 4 emergency departments between January and July 2004. Short- and long-term severe outcomes (i.e… CONTINUE READING

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