NICE transient loss of consciousness guideline
This concise and useful summary covers the assessment and referral of people who have had a transient loss of consciousness (‘blackout’)
The diagnosis of the underlying cause of the transient loss of consciousness (TLoC) is often inaccurate or delayed, resulting in a huge variation in its management. It is estimated that it affects up to half of the UK population at some point in their lives.
This Guidelines summary covers:
- Initial assessment
- Further assessment and referral
- Specialist cardiovascular assessment and diagnosis
- If the cause of TLoC remains uncertain
- Information for people with TLoC.