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Guidelines for assessing orthostatic hypotension should be changed, new study recommends

20:00 EDT 30 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) A new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers suggests that testing for the presence of orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure, be performed within one minute of standing after a person has been lying down. Current guidelines recommend taking the measurement three minutes after a person stands up.

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