2017 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients with Syncope

Published: March 09, 2017

  • Syncope can result from benign causes, major hemodynamic changes, or a serious underlying disease.
  • The evaluation and interpretation of symptoms is highly variable.
  • This guideline addresses syncope management with a patient focus and identifies several key knowledge gaps in syncope evaluation and management.