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The Fainting Phenomenon: Understanding Why People Faint and What Can Be Done about It / Edition 1
     

The Fainting Phenomenon: Understanding Why People Faint and What Can Be Done about It / Edition 1

by Blair P. Grubb MD, Mary Carole McMann MPH
 

ISBN-10: 0879934913

ISBN-13: 9780879934910

Pub. Date: 09/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

This text is a straightforward guide to the phenomenon of fainting, its diagnosis and treatment, also covering parallel problems such as orthostatic intolerance, hypotension and chronic fatigue. An extensive glossary of related terms is also included. This volume would be of interest as an introduction to the general physician or for the layperson who seeks

Overview

This text is a straightforward guide to the phenomenon of fainting, its diagnosis and treatment, also covering parallel problems such as orthostatic intolerance, hypotension and chronic fatigue. An extensive glossary of related terms is also included. This volume would be of interest as an introduction to the general physician or for the layperson who seeks reassurance after suffering fainting phenomena or witnessing such problems in a family member.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879934910
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.32(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication.

Foreword.

Chapter 1. Introduction.

Chapter 2. The Fainting Phenomenon.

Chapter 3. The Normal Nervous System.

Chapter 4. The Normal Cardiovascular System.

Chapter 5. Orthostatic Intolerance and Orthostatic (Postural) Hypotension.

Chapter 6. Neurogenic Syncope.

Chapter 7. Postural Tachycardia Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Chapter 8. Other Possible Causes of Fainting.

Chapter 9. Fainting in Children and Adolescents and in Older People.

Chapter 10. Diagnosing the Underlying Causes of Fainting.

Chapter 11. Treating Fainting.

Chapter 12. Wrapping Up.

About the Authors.

Glossary of Useful Terms.

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