Recurrent cardiac arrest in a medical doctor: Role of history taking in today’s era of technology

Sudden loss of consciousness has a variety of differential diagnoses varying from a seizure to a cardiac syncope. The diagnosis may be difficult and at times even the investigations can be non-contributory. An inquiry into the chronology of symptoms can be helpful. We herewith present a medical doctor patient with episodic loss of consciousness with self-witnessed bradycardia and pauses in his pulse prior to passing out.