Risk Prediction for Older Adults with Syncope

What we are studying

The purpose of this study is to develop a better way to provide care for people who come to the emergency room with syncope. A better process might reduce unnecessary hospital stays and reduce costs to patients.

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 60+

Eligibility Criteria

  • A complaint of syncope (transient loss of consciousness)

What is involved

  • 1 blood sample
  • Surveys
  • 1 follow-up interview by phone

Compensation

None

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Lori Triplett
Email
ltriplet@wakehealth.edu
Phone
336-716-4646

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.