hypotension


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Related to hypotension: orthostatic hypotension

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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non-elective) and preoperative haemoglobin) as predictors of hypotension, and used a projected incidence of 30% hypotension.
Orthostatic hypotension is diagnosed when, within 3 minutes of quiet standing after a 5-minute period of supine rest, one or both of the following is present: at least a 20 mm Hg-fall in systolic pressure or at least a 10 mm Hg-fall in diastolic pressure.
Spinal anaesthesia in pregnant patients has higher incidence of hypotension due to supine hypotension syndrome.
In 2014, the Intradialytic Hypotension Prevention Pathway algorithm was formally registered with the organization's Centre for Clinical Effectiveness and introduced into the network's five dialysis centers.
Non-neurogenic hypotension occurs in disease states that are not characterized by nervous system lesions, but result in a decrease in blood pressure when moving from the sitting to standing position.
We believe ultrasonographic free fluid in patients with hypotension and the lack of clearly identified CCB poisoning from information received from patients and/or their relatives can guide the physicians in their diagnosis.
Though most studies have shown that the incidence of fetal acidosis following spinal anesthesia is secondary to hypotension, others feel that acidosis maybe associated to the transfer of the vasopressor across the placenta.
The incidence of hypotension and the dose of phenylephrine administered were higher in Group 8 mg and Group 10 mg than in Group 6 mg and Group 4 mg ( P < 0.
In clinical trials of tamsulosin, patients were retained at research sites for 8 hours after the first dose and counseled on the effects of orthostatic hypotension - an environment that "may not apply to treatment practice in the real world," the authors cautioned.