Drug Therapy for Managing Primary Orthostatic Hypotension
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Primary orthostatic hypotension is a condition that is overlooked and undertreated.
It is clinically defined as a decrease of 20 mm Hg in systolic or 10 mm Hg in diastolic BP within 3 minutes of standing. Primary orthostatic hypotension (OH) symptoms are a result of cerebral hypoperfusion due to autonomic nervous system dysfunction leading to an overcompensation of CV mechanisms in response to reduced venous return.
Medicine and Health Sciences | Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
cognitive impairment, drug therapy, orthostatic hypotension (OH), treatment
Hale, Genevieve M., "Drug Therapy for Managing Primary Orthostatic Hypotension" (2017). Faculty Articles. 321.