Case 96: A 38-Year-Old Man who Fainted
This 38-year-old man was brought to the Emergency Department after an episode of syncope.
During the previous night, when getting up to urinate he felt transiently dizzy. He returned to bed, and and promptly his symptoms improved. On the way to work in the morning while standing in a subway car, he felt hot, lightheaded, nauseated, and proceeded to faint. Upon collapsing to the floor, he recovered consciousness immediately:
ECG ID: E410