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Drinking water does not prevent postvaccination presyncope in youth | News for Doctor, Nurse, Pharmacist | Multidisciplinary | MIMS Malaysia
 

Drinking water does not prevent postvaccination presyncope in youth | News for Doctor, Nurse, Pharmacist | Multidisciplinary | MIMS Malaysia

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Drinking water does not prevent postvaccination presyncope in youth | MIMS Malaysia
 
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14 Nov 2017 - General
 
Chih Chiang Nieh Thank you for pointing out the limitation of this study and the physiologic reason behind the occurrence of syncope. I agree that the sample size is too small for this study to approach normality. Also, there was no measures taken to reduce observer bias. The silver lining to this study is that psychologic reasons, which we can reduce with reassurance, were correlated with the occurrence of pres...
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Decreased circulating blood volume does not appear to be related with postvaccination syncope in the youth according to this study. However, risk factors such as anxiety, postvaccination pain, fear of injections, multiple vaccinations, and a young age were discovered in this study. This highlights the need for reassurance by both the parents and the pediatrician prior to vaccination in order to prevent passing out. For the MIMS community, do you prime younger children or relatives of a scheduled...
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