International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 2, February 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Postural hypotension in fallers
      Dr. Manu Mahajan, Dr. Zubair Khalid, Dr. Tanher Zaheer, Dr. Soma Kar
Abstract: Postural hypotension is a common presentation in elderly coming in with falls. There are inconsistencies in the measurement and documentation of Lying/Standing B.P. during acute admission in elderly patients presenting with a fall as an inpatient.1Common causes are sepsis, dehydration, delirium, loss of autonomic tone in the elderly, medications-ACE inhibitor/ARB, diuretics, alpha blockers, beta blockers, autonomic neuropathy secondary to diabetes.2

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Dr. Manu Mahajan, Dr. Zubair Khalid, Dr. Tanher Zaheer, Dr. Soma Kar (2020); Postural hypotension in fallers; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 10(02) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.10.02.2020.p98115
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