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BrainWaves


Aug 24, 2017

Fainting spells are surprisingly common. Even among United States Marines. This week we explore the mechanisms underlying loss of consciousness in your every day patient. And your every day soldier.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Jason Shaw, Andy Cohen, Kai Engel, and Josh Woodward. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making.

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