Recent Examples of hypotension from the Web
On March 16, 2017, a resident was admitted to a local hospital with twitching, hypothermia, hypotension and septic shock due to multifocal pneumonia, according to DPH.
Experts have a name for this fleeting condition: initial orthostatic hypotension (OH).
One recent study of middle-aged adults—those ages 44 to 66—linked orthostatic hypotension with elevated risks for falls, bone fractures and death from any cause.
Was the culprit the hypotension caused by the embolism?
Other potential safety concerns include sudden onset of sleep while engaged in routine activities such as driving or operating machinery (sleep attacks), hallucinations, and decreased blood pressure on standing up (postural hypotension).
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medical : low blood pressure
medical Definition of hypotension
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