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Risk stratification of adult emergency department syncope patients to predict short-term serious outcomes after discharge (RiSEDS) study

Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy123*, Ian G Stiell123, Marco LA Sivilotti45, Heather Murray46, Brian H Rowe7, Eddy Lang8, Andrew McRae8, Robert Sheldon9 and George A Wells3

  • * Corresponding author: Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy vthirug@ohri.ca

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

2 Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Avenue, 6th Floor, Rm F650, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4E9, Canada

3 Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

4 Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

5 Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

6 Department of Public Health Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

7 Department of Emergency Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

8 Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

9 Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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BMC Emergency Medicine 2014, 14:8  doi:10.1186/1471-227X-14-8

Published: 14 March 2014

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Causes of Syncope.

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