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‘What’s Your Emergency?’: Understanding fainting

Derek R Cooney, MD, FF/NREMT-P, FACEPWilliam Paolo, MDDerek Cooney, MD, director of emergency medical services and disaster medicine at Upstate, is joined by emergency physician William Paolo, MD, to help us understand fainting - or syncope- a sudden, brief loss of consciousness caused by decreased blood flow to the brain.  

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