[Orthostatic and postprandial hypotension in patients aged 70 years or older admitted to a medical ward].


The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of orthostatic (OH) and postprandial hypotension (PPH) in Dutch elderly patients admitted to a medical ward and to explore patient characteristics associated with OH and PPH: symptoms, medications and comorbidity. We studied 50 patients, mean age 78.8 years, 68% female. Orthostatic hypotension (OH) was… (More)