Orthostatic hypotension in older persons: A diagnostic algorithm
Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging , Volume 13 - Issue 6 p. 572- 575
Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is a frequent phenomenon in older persons and usually has a multifactorial origin. When the diagnosis is suspected, the work-up should initially be directed at the most prevalent causes. This clinical algorithm may be a useful tool in the diagnostic process.