The presence of toxins in the blood not only affects the brain, causing delirium, but also other organs, the heart and lung, and may cause fatal syncope or respiratory failure.
If he recovers from the depression, the local symptoms begin to play a much more important part than in cobra-poisoning: great swelling and discoloration extending up the limb and trunk, rise of temperature and repeated syncope, and laboured respiration.
Hence the immediately beneficial effect produced in the cases of "fainting" or syncope.
Understanding Hot Weather and its Dangers provides additional information on identifying and preventing heat cramps, heat syncope or fainting, heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
Syncope is associated with low blood pressure, heart problems, and disorders in the autonomic nervous system, the system of involuntary functions such as breathing.
Ten to twenty minims of ether, subcutaneously injected, constitute perhaps the most rapid and powerful cardiac stimulant known, and are often employed for this purpose in cases of syncope under anaesthesia.
In severe haemorrhage, as from the division of a large artery, the patient may collapse and death ensue from syncope.
Rarely, however, an epileptic seizure may induce a cardiac arrhythmia which in turn leads to syncope.
Cardiovascular system Tachycardia, hypotension, at times hypertension, conduction disturbance with widening of QRS complex; syncope in association with cardiac arrest.
micturition syncope, and postural hypotension, are common in the elderly.
pallor of the skin has led to these attacks being called Pallid Syncope.
I am the youngest of six children, none of whom has syncope.
In this study, the authors evaluated the usefulness of cardiovascular tests for diagnosing convulsive syncope in patients with apparent refractory epilepsy.
Two sitting patients (1.3 %) experienced frank syncope.
syncope in patients with apparent refractory epilepsy.
syncope in young people is usually self limiting.
Investigation A typical attack of vasovagal syncope, with a normal clinical examination, in a child or young adult needs no further investigation.
Even after such investigation, about 30% of cases of recurrent syncope remain undiagnosed.
Fitzpatrick A, Sutton R. Tilting toward a Diagnosis in Recurrent unexplained syncope.
Mr Horsford the surgeon said the body was free from bruising and he believed the cause was cardiac syncope caused by over exertion.
Concurrent disorders that predispose to syncope, e.g. carotid sinus syncope, micturition syncope, and postural hypotension, are common in the elderly.
Sarah's grandfather has also suffered several fainting attacks, and he has been diagnosed with vaso-vagal syncope, also a type of arrhythmia.
syncope conference to be held in the UK was hosted by Newcastle between 20-22 November 2003.
vasovagal syncope, with a normal clinical examination, in a child or young adult needs no further investigation.
vasovagal reactions to the injection, including syncope.
Prognosis Syncope in young people is usually self limiting.
Fitzpatrick A, Sutton R. Tilting toward a Diagnosis in Recurrent unexplained Syncope.
Sarah 's grandfather has also suffered several fainting attacks, and he has been diagnosed with vaso-vagal syncope, also a type of arrhythmia.
The first International syncope conference to be held in the UK was hosted by Newcastle between 20-22 November 2003.
There has also been a notable increase in reporting of immediate vasovagal reactions to the injection, including syncope.
As a disorder, dizziness is classified into three categories: vertigo, syncope, and nonsyncope nonvertigo.
In general, syncope is defined by a brief loss of consciousness (fainting) or by dimmed vision and feeling uncoordinated, confused, and lightheaded.
Many people experience a sensation like syncope when they stand up too fast.
The symptoms of syncope include dimmed vision, loss of coordination, confusion, lightheadedness, and sweating.
Syncope may also arise from emotional distress, pain, and other reactions to outside stressors.
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The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Syncope: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age.
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This type of breath holding spell also is called type 1, red-blue form, or cyanotic infantile syncope.
It also is called type 2, white breath-holding, reflex anoxic seizure, or pallid infantile syncope.
Up to 17 percent of children with pallid BHS will experience syncope (fainting spells) as adults, usually in response to fear, injury, or emotional stress.
Children with cyanotic episodes are not at a greater risk for syncope as adults.
Doctors rule out conditions that cause symptoms that resemble seizure disorders, including small strokes (transient ischemic attacks, or TIAs), fainting (syncope), pseudoseizures, and sleep attacks (narcolepsy).
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