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International Journal of Arrhythmia 2018;19(2): 126-144.
doi: https://doi.org/10.18501/arrhythmia.2018.009
2018년 대한부정맥학회 실신 평가 및 치료 지침 – 총론
박준범1, 차명진2, 김대혁3, 김유리4, 문희선5, 배은정6, 서대원7, 송미경6, 안진희8, 윤 희9, 이영수10, 천광진11, 이대인12, 김준수9
1이화여자대학교 의과대학
2서울대학교 의과대학
3인하대학교 의과대학
4가톨릭대학교 의과대학
6서울대학교 어린이병원
7성균관대학교 의과대학
8부산대학교 의과대학
9성균관대학교 의과대학
10대구가톨릭대학교 의과대학
11강원대학교 의과대학
12충북대학교 의과대학
2018 KHRS guideline for the evaluation and management of syncope-Part 1
Junbeom Park 1, Myung-jin Cha 2, Dae Hyeok Kim 3, Yoo Ri Kim 4, Hee Sun Mun 5, Eun-Jung Bae 6, Dae Won Seo 7, Mi Kyoung Song 6, Jinhee Ahn 8, Hee Yoon 9, Young Soo Lee 10, Kwang Jin Chun 11, Dae In Lee 12, June Soo Kim 9
Received: June 21, 2018.  Accepted: June 29, 2018.
Syncope is a very common symptom that occurs in all age groups, especially in adolescents and elderly people. The cause of syncope is very diverse, and patients with syncope visit various medical departments such as general medicine, cardiology, neurology, and emergency medicine. If we do not perform appropriate diagnostic tests based on detailed history of syncope, we may have some difficulty to identify the cause of syncope. Failure to identify the cause of syncope can lead to physical trauma due to recurrence of syncope or may increase the risk of cardiovascular events in the future. However, there is no Korean guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of syncope yet. Considering these circumstances in Korea, we prepared writing and publishing committee for evaluation and management guidelines of syncope in the Korean Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology (KSHNE) under the Korean Heart Rhythm Society (KHRS). In this guideline, we reviewed the Korean published literatures and European / American guidelines on syncope.