Sudden transient loss of consciousness due to decreased cardiac output causing cerebral hypoxia in patients with bradyarrhythmias secondary to advanced heart block and sick sinus syn...
History of predisposing factor/related conditions
Shortness of breath/orthopnea/paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
Inpatient assessment with cardiac monitoring
Continued treatment for prevention of future episodes in an ambulatory setting
Cessation of precipitating medications
Routine pacemaker check if permanent pacemaker has been implanted
Follow-up Holter and/or event monitoring fo...
Bedford Laboratories. Ephedrine Sulfate Injection. USP (50 mg/mL) Prescribing Information. Bedford, OH: Bedford Laboratories; 1998. [View Abstract on OvidMedline]
Elizari MV, Acunz...
271547004 Stokes-Adams attack (disorder)
46935006 Stokes-Adams syndrome (disorder)
Syncope due to Stokes-Adams attacks frequently can be confused for epilepsy.
Stokes-Adams attacks usually require insertion of a pacemaker for definitive treatment unless due to a rever...
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