Syncope: Outcomes and Conditions Associated with Hospitalization.

  title={Syncope: Outcomes and Conditions Associated with Hospitalization.},
  author={Parijat Saurav Joy and Gagan Kumar and Brian Olshansky},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={130 6},
PURPOSE Syncope is a perplexing problem for which hospital admission and readmission are contemplated but outcomes remain uncertain. Our purpose was to determine the incidence of admissions and readmissions for syncope and compare associated conditions, in-hospital outcomes, and resource utilization. METHODS The 2005-2011 California Statewide Inpatient Database was utilized. Patients of age ≥18 years admitted under International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical… CONTINUE READING
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