Non-pharmacological treatments for orthostatic hypotension

Thompson, Philip, Wright, Juliet and Rajkumar, Chakravarthi (2011) Non-pharmacological treatments for orthostatic hypotension. Age and Ageing, 40 (3). pp. 292-293. ISSN 0002-0729

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In a recent issue of Age and Ageing, Fan et al. report negative results in a randomised controlled trial on the use of sleeping in the head-up position (SHU) in the treatment of orthostatic hypotension (OH) [1]. We ask if this treatment or other non-pharmacological therapies should be recommended for use in elderly patients?

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Division of Medical Education
Subjects: R Medicine
Depositing User: Jil Fairclough
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2012 08:48
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2018 10:23
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