Prognosis of Syncope


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Syncope usually refers to the likely outcome of Syncope. The prognosis of Syncope may include the duration of Syncope, chances of complications of Syncope, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Syncope, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Syncope. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis for Syncope: Syncope is a dramatic event and can even be life-threatening if not treated appropriately. Generally, however, recovery is usually complete within minutes to hours. 1
Duration of Syncope: Most faints last seconds or 1-2 minutes
Complications: see complications of Syncope

1. excerpt from NINDS Syncope Information Page: NINDS

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