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Light-headedness or fainting caused by insufficient blood supply to the brain.

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Do any celebrities have Syncope?

Roger Moore has syncope

What is the code for syncope?

780.2 is the ICD9 code for syncope. Syncope is the medical term for what is commonly called "fainting" or "passing out."

When was Syncope - album - created?

Syncope - album - was created on 2006-04-28.

What is exertional syncope?

I think that exertional syncope is a kind of cardiac syncope. During exertion the patient with heart disease would be unable to supply enough oxygen to the brain, causing dizziness.

What does the term syncope mean?

Syncope is a brief loss of consciousness usually from a reduced blood flow to the brain.

Is a convulsive syncope connected to vasovagal syncope?

Yes. If a patient with syncope is mid-incident and is prevented from achieving a fully supine position, global cerebral hypoperfusion is extended, leading to an anoxic convulsion.

How do you use syncope in a sentence?

Syncope means loss of consciousness. An example of a sentence using it: The elderly lady with low blood pressure stood up too quickly and experienced an episode of syncope.

What is the ICD 9 CM code for Syncope and collapse?

ICD 9 CM Code - 780.2 Syncope and collapse.

What does syncope mean?

Syncope can mean a temporary loss of consciousness, passing out, or fainting from insufficient flow of blood to the brain. Syncope can also mean the loss of one or more sounds from the middle of a word, such as saying ne'er for never.

Also known as fainting?


Another term for fainting?


What is the common term for syncope?


Fainting is also known as?


How do you cure syncope?

It depends on the cause.

Does stress cause syncope?


Can syncope cause seizures?

Syncope is a loss of consciousness or fainting, sometimes caused by lack of oxygen to the brain, but is different to Epilepsy. Seizures in Epilepsy are caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain. So Syncope would not be a cause of seizures.

What is the medical term meaning brief loss of consciousness caused by a lack of oxygen in the brain?

Syncope is a brief loss of consciousness due to lack of oxygen.SyncopeSyncope - Temporary loss of consciousness caused by a lack of blood supply to the brain.

What are the release dates for Syncope - 2012?

Syncope - 2012 was released on: USA: 22 September 2012 (Homegrown Hoosier Film Festival)

What are the nursing diagnosis for syncope?

Risk of Injury

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How does syncope affect patients?

Episodes of syncope can cause severe trauma, usually from falls. Patients are advised to lie or sit down when symptoms appear.

What has the author Eduardo Missel Silva written?

Eduardo Missel Silva has written: 'Comas and syncope' -- subject(s): Coma, Etiology, Therapy, Syncope

What is it called when someone faints?

the medical term is syncope