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Transient loss of consciousness and syncope in children and young people: what you need to know
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    automated reporting of QT interval and other issues in the channelopathies

    The recommendation that a 12-lead electrocardiogram(ECG) should be performed on every patient presenting with transient loss of consciousness(TLOC)(1)) is a sound one, regardless of whether the provisional diagnosis is syncope or epilepsy, given the fact that convulsive syncope can simulate epilepsy(1). An important caveat regarding investigation of underlying causes of TLOC using the 12 lead ECG in settings such as the...

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