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.

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doi.org/10.1007/s12603-009-0160-4, hdl.handle.net/1765/16718
Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Krecinic, T., Mattace Raso, F., van der Velde, N., Pereira, G., & van der Cammen, T. (2009). Orthostatic hypotension in older persons: A diagnostic algorithm. Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, 13(6), 572–575. doi:10.1007/s12603-009-0160-4