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Mattias Ohlsson


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Characteristics and severe outcomes of patients presenting to the Emergency Department with dizziness


  • Donika Haziri
  • Anders Björkelund
  • Ulf Ekelund
  • Jonas Björk
  • Mattias Ohlsson
  • Jakob Lundager Forberg

Summary, in English

Serious outcomes as stroke, arrythmia and death are relatively frequent in patients presenting with dizziness. Within 30 days almost one in five patients re-attended the ED due to dizziness and 2,8% needed ED evaluation due to a fall. Decision support tools to help identify serious conditions and predict preventable falls in ED patients with dizziness are needed.


  • Computational Biology and Biological Physics - Undergoing reorganization
  • Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund
  • eSSENCE: The e-Science Collaboration
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health
  • Department of Laboratory Medicine
  • Clinical Sciences, Helsingborg

Publishing year




Document type



  • Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
  • Neurology

Conference name

Swedish Emergency Medicine Talks 2022

Conference date

2022-09-14 - 2022-09-16

Conference place

Stockholm, Sweden