[Orthostatic hypotension in elderly inpatients].


PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of orthostatic hypotension (OH) in elderly inpatients, to identify known risk factors as well as to investigate quality of care given to these patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred elderly inpatients aged 60 and over (mean age: 69.2 years), 66 women and 34 men were investigated. We measured supine (after resting… (More)


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@article{Cunha1991OrthostaticHI, title={[Orthostatic hypotension in elderly inpatients].}, author={Ulisses G V Cunha and Italo Costa and Gil Faria and C G Carneiro J{\'u}nior}, journal={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia}, year={1991}, volume={56 1}, pages={39-42} }