a syncope risk score: 1 point any of: age > 90, male sex, history of arrhythmia, triage systolic blood pressure > 160 mm Hg, abnormal ECG, and abnormal troponin I ; -1 point for near (incomplete) syncope
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
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a syncope risk score: 1 point any of: age > 90, male sex, history of arrhythmia, triage systolic blood pressure > 160 mm Hg, abnormal ECG, and abnormal troponin I ; -1 point for near (incomplete) syncope
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To predict risk of serious event at 30 days: 2.5% in low (-1 or 0 points), 3.3% in intermediate (1-2 points) and 20% in high (3-6 points) risk patients