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Syncope … Or Is It ?

Hx: A male in his 80’s is transported by EMS after a cardiac arrest. His family called 911 after they heard him fall in the bathroom and found him unresponsive. The paramedics found the patient pulseless and apneic. ACLS protocols were initiated, he was intubated (without medication), CPR was given, and he had return of spontaneous circulation just prior to

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