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Hypotension

Aug 01, 2021 Issue
Tighter Blood Pressure Control Does Not Increase the Likelihood of Orthostatic Hypotension [POEMs]

Orthostatic hypotension, a drop of 20 mm Hg systolic or 10 mm Hg diastolic after moving from sitting to standing, was not associated with more intensive treatment of blood pressure and may be less likely to occur with intensive treatment.


Jan 1, 2019 Issue
Lower Systolic BP During Antihypertensive Treatment Associated with More Deaths in Older Adults [POEMs]

In this small cohort study of patients older than 85 years, lower systolic blood pressure during treatment with antihypertensive medications is associated with higher death rates and greater cognitive decline.


Sep 1, 2011 Issue
Evaluation and Management of Orthostatic Hypotension [Article]

Orthostatic hypotension is defined as a decrease in systolic blood pressure of 20 mm Hg or a decrease in diastolic blood pressure of 10 mm Hg within three minutes of standing when compared with blood pressure from the sitting or supine position. It results from an inadequate physiologic response to ...


Dec 15, 2003 Issue
Orthostatic Hypotension [Article]

Orthostatic hypotension is a physical finding defined by the American Autonomic Society and the American Academy of Neurology as a systolic blood pressure decrease of at least 20 mm Hg or a diastolic blood pressure decrease of at least 10 mm Hg within three minutes of standing. The condition, which ...



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