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How does a medical history help you if a diagnosis of syncope?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Narrows the field

Providing a current thorough health (and family) history is one of the most important things a person can do, whether speaking to a doctor, updating a form or completing a phr on a site or app.
Why? Knowing medications, conditions that are most relevant helps a doctor do more selective testing and imaging, especially in case of something like syncope/fainting/dizziness that can save time and money.

In brief: Narrows the field

Providing a current thorough health (and family) history is one of the most important things a person can do, whether speaking to a doctor, updating a form or completing a phr on a site or app.
Why? Knowing medications, conditions that are most relevant helps a doctor do more selective testing and imaging, especially in case of something like syncope/fainting/dizziness that can save time and money.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Syncope diagnosis

A medical history, and "history of the present illness' help the doctor decide how to best evaluate the possible reason for your syncope.
There are many possible reasons, some more dangerous than others.

In brief: Syncope diagnosis

A medical history, and "history of the present illness' help the doctor decide how to best evaluate the possible reason for your syncope.
There are many possible reasons, some more dangerous than others.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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