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Day 10: AMS and Syncope

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jonathan jones
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Altered mental status and syncope may both seem like primarily neurological complaints, but AMS often isn't, and syncope pretty much never is. Here's a quick breakdown of these changes in level of consciousness with broad differentials.

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AccessEmergency Medicine > Case Files: Emergency Medicine 3e > Case 32 > Case 32
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AccessEmergency Medicine > CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Emergency Medicine, 7e > Chapter 17. Coma > Immediate Management of Life-Threatening Problems
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AccessEmergency Medicine > Case Files: Emergency Medicine 3e > Case 15 > Case 15
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Section
AccessEmergency Medicine > CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Emergency Medicine, 7e > Chapter 18. Syncope > Evaluation of the Conscious Patient with a History of Syncope
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AMS/syncope(Passing Score 75)
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