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hypotension

Pathol abnormally low blood pressure

hypotension

[¦hī·pō′ten·chən]
(medicine)
Abnormally low blood pressure, commonly considered to be levels below 100 diastolic and 40 systolic.
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It was found to be useful in low resource settings in stabilizing a bleeding and severely hypotensive woman, till blood and products were made available or transfer to a better equipped centre for replacement with blood and blood products.
LJPC-501, a vasopressor that leverages the RAAS system, is being developed for the treatment of patients with distributive or vasodilatory shock who remain hypotensive despite fluid and vasopressor therapy (catecholamines and/or vasopressin).
Controlled hypotensive anaesthesia with dexmedetomidine for functional endoscopic sinus surgery: a prospective double blind randomized study.
While the present study resulted in a SBP hypotensive effect for the PHT subjects, there were no hypotensive effects observed in the NT subjects.
Twenty-seven hypotensive episodes were identified, representing 1% of the sample.
In Brazil, it is popularly known as "chapeu de couro", "cha-de-campanha" or "erva do brejo", and its leaves are habitually used as a hot water infusion orally administered as diuretic, hypotensive, hypolipidemic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic (Bolson et al.
The duration of time from injury to surgical control of bleeding is an important factor in the appropriateness of applying hypotensive resuscitation strategies.
In this case patient suddenly became hypotensive with a large hematoma in the thigh which continued to grow despite good manual pressure.
It is believed that if enough of these data could be drawn together and analysed in a systematic way, then a system could be built that will trigger an alarm predicting the onset of a hypotensive event.
Some randomised controlled trials and observational studies have been able to describe a reduction in hypotensive events with HDF in comparison to standard HD (Canaud et al.
The IMPACT study used proportional odds modelling to show that patients who had hypotensive episodes before or at admission had worse outcomes (odds ratio (OR) 2.
I regret over-treating one of my elderly hypertensive patients who became hypotensive during a bout of diarrhea, fell, and fractured her hip.