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Know your pulse
Professor Richard Sutton, Imperial College London, Member of STARS Medical Advisory Committee and Professor Boon Lim, Clinical Lead for the Imperial Syncope Unit at Hammersmith Hospital, Member of STARS Medical Advisory Committee joined Trudie Lobban MBE to discuss Syncope. Below there are six video's and their descriptions.
The history of fainting – Is there any link between syncope and sudden cardiac death?
What treatment option are there once you have a diagnosis?
My daughter always faints during dissection in biology lessons/vaccination at school – sight of blood the cause?
What is syncope – why do people faint and what are the main causes (The Heart, Blood Pressure, Dehydration?)
What is the difference between presyncope and syncope?
What is the difference between reflex syncope and vasovagal syncope?
How is a diagnosis obtained?
What is a tilt test and how it helps to diagnose syncope?