An approach to syncope – relevant to primary care
Dr Tushar Salukhe provides an overview on the systematic and logical approaches primary care may consider, when presented with patients for the first time with transient loss of consciousness.
- Understand how to assess and dissect neurological vs cardiac causes of transient loss of consciousness.
- Recognise the signs of red flags for early referral.
- The utility of diagnostic tests for syncope.
- Management of reflex syncope and other benign orthostatic syndromes.
Dr Tushar Salukhe is a consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist. He specialises in cardiac electrophysiology, including treating arrhythmia and implanting cardiac devices.
In addition, he leads the syncope service and non-invasive ECG monitoring at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.
Learn more about Dr Tushar Salukhe, his clinical expertise and teaching experience here.
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