Transient loss of consciousness in adults and young people (CG109)
Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'transient loss of consciousness'
This guideline offers evidence-based advice on the assessment, diagnosis and specialist referral of adults and young people (aged 16 and older) who have experienced transient loss of consciousness ('blackouts' or TLoC for short).
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: transient loss of consciousness
This page was last updated: 15 July 2013
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- CG109 Rheoli blacowt (colli ymwybyddiaeth dros dro) ymhlith oedolion a phobl ifanc: deall canllawiau NICE (fformat MS Word)
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