Seated postural hypotension is common among older inpatients

Natan Cohen*, Oleg Gorelik, Gregory Fishlev, Dorit Almoznino-Sarafian, Irena Alon, Miriam Shteinshnaider, David Modai

*Corresponding author for this work

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Bed-rest > 12 hours produced postural hypotension (PH) in 54% of seated older inpatients. PH was multifactorial, equally initiated throughout 5 minutes and symptoms arised frequently following small blood pressure drops. In this context PH should be anticipated and prevented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-449
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Autonomic Research
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2003


  • Bed-rest
  • Older age
  • Postural hypotension
  • Seating


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