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postural hypotension

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A drop in systolic blood pressure upon standing of greater than 20 mmHg is define as postural hypotension.

Postural hypotension should be investigated, especially if the patient is symptomatic.

Usually the patient will complain of blackouts and dizzy turns, the result of impaired cerebral perfusion.

Last reviewed 06/2018

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