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Study and analysis detailsSensSpecPPVNPVLR+LRpre test probpost test prob (rule in)post test prob (rule out)Diag ORDiag yield
Birnbaum 2008
San Francisco Syncope Rule; 7 day outcomes, out of ED.
74 (61–84)57 (53–61)14961.7 (1.5–2.1)0.46 (0.30–0.70)9.0154.33.845
Quinn 2006
San Francisco Syncope Rule; serious outcomes after ED visit; 30 days follow up
98 (90–100)56 (52–60)151002.2 (2.0–2.5)0.03 (0.00–0.23)7.0140.366.348
Sun 2007
San Francisco Syncope Rule; 7 day outcomes in and out of ED
89 (78–96)41 (36–47)22951.5 (1.4–1.8)0.26 (0.12–0.55)16224.75.964

From: Appendix D3, Forest plots, tables, stage one

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