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Write-up: Patient is a 16 yo female, experienced syncopal episode immediately after receiving first dose of pfzier covid vaccine. Loss of conciousness noted for less than 60 seconds. Once patient regained consciousness, she presented Alert and oriented x4, verbal and able to make needs known. Respiration even and unlabored. Skin pink, warm dry and intact. No c/c of allergic reaction. No loss or altered level of consciousness noted. Patients mother reports patient has a history of anxiety, especially with medical procedures, reports prior near syncopal episodes but denies actual loss of concern, denies allergies or significant past medical HX. Patient reports feeling very nervous. Mother remained with patient and provided emotional support. Patient was assisted to ground, placed supine with lower extremities elevated, past medical HX obtained from patient and physical assessment completed simultaneously. VS 137/82 HR 75 O2 97% RR 20. Encouraged patient to relax and breathe. Within 60 seconds, patient reported feeling better, although emotional. Once pt was OK, patient was assisted from sitting position and provided oral fluids. Patient denied dizziness or lightheadedness while in sitting position. Patient was then assited to standing positions and escorted to observation area, patient sat in chair while being observed for 30 mins. After observation period, pt denied any symptoms, no acute distress noted, patient went home with mother.
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