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Synonyms for syncope

a temporary loss of consciousness

Synonyms for syncope

a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain

(phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in 'fo'c'sle' for 'forecastle')

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This refers to the symposium on dizziness, vertigo and syncope at the Sheraton Hotel.
He said: "Twenty ve ve T people a year are killed while driving with a cough syncope.
During cross-examination, prosecutor Lisa Jones said the professor's conclusion of cough syncope being to blame for the crash was "inaccurate".
In 75% of those presenting with BII phobia, a history of syncope when confronted with the feared situation is reported (APA, 2000).
One should know this type of syncope is produced by a reflex that causes sudden dilation of the blood vessels in the legs, causing the blood to pool there.
In the abstract the team describe the case of a 31 year old woman admitted to hospital for traumatic syncope.
She took part in the Chase Walk across Cannock Chase to raise money for the Warwickshire-based STARS charity, which raises awareness of syncope and seizures.
STARS do amazing work for people suffering with syncope and I'm so pleased we have managed to raise over PS400 for their charity.
In a vaccine safety study, routine administration of the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine was associated with only two minor short-term adverse events: syncope on the day of vaccination and skin infection during the 2 weeks thereafter, according to a recent report.
We report a 51-year old male patient brought to the Emergency Department (ED) with complaints of syncope after waking up.
The same applies if the syncope was triggered by a sudden fright or other strong emotional event.
1) Psychiatrists can aid cardiologists in treating patients troubled by recurring episodes of vasovagal syncope.
Syncope, more commonly referred to as fainting, is a sudden, brief loss of consciousness and body posture followed by spontaneous recovery.
Though syncope is a common problem in the community, if important key questions were not addressed during the initial evaluation, differentiating it from other non-syncopal conditions associated with real or apparent transient loss of consciousness might be challenging, and influences the subsequent diagnostic strategy.