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Write-up: On 3/10/2021 at approximately 2035, a female patient notified vaccine observation staff that she was feeling light headed, queasy and anxious. As staff began to assess the patient she began to pass out loosing consciousness. Staff were able to hold patient before any falls and lower her to the floor. The paramedic on scene began her emergency assessment of the patient. Staff paramedic was able to arouse the patient with a sternal rub. The patient was not fully aware of the event that had occurred. The paramedic place the patient on oxygen via nasal cannula. The patient?s level of consciousness began to improve. The patient stated she has a history of syncopal episode after any immunizations. The patient also relayed that she has a history of anxiety and is complaint with her medication. After secondary assessment of the patient, it was noted that the patient had an extended recovery time from the sycopal episode. She was unable to stand on her own and she still felt nauseous after vomiting. The staff at the clinic notified county EMS at 2055 and care of the patient was transferred.
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