The fainting athlete: When is it a heart problem?

Win K. Shen

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Abstract

When a person faints during or shortly after exercise, what should the primary physician do to determine the cause? This article reviews the options, emphasizing the importance of a careful cardiovascular work-up in recognizing potentially life-threatening causes of syncope.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPhysician and Sportsmedicine
Volume26
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1998

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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