A validated set of criteria based on the patient’s family history, their own CVD history, their untreated lipid levels and physical signs. The subsequent score categorizes patients by the likelihood of Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) diagnosis.
Syncope decision tool. There’s a good table with clinical features and suggested causes of syncope in the reference (see footnotes).*30-day morbidity/mortality includes death, myocardial infarction, arrhythmia, pulmonary embolism, stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, significant hemorrhage, anemia requiring transfusion, procedural intervention to treat a related cause of syncope, or any condition that is likely to cause the patient to return to the emergency department.
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