Historical criteria that distinguish syncope from seizures

Robert Sheldon, Sarah Rose, Debbie Ritchie, Stuart J Connolly, Mary-Lou Koshman, Mary Anne Lee, Michael Frenneaux, Michael Fisher, William Murphy

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We prospectively sought evidence-based criteria that distinguished between seizures and syncope.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)142-148
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American College of Cardiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jul 2002


  • Case-Control Studies
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Questionnaires
  • ROC Curve
  • Seizures
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Syncope
  • Unconsciousness

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