Non-pharmacological treatments for orthostatic hypotension

Thompson, Philip, Wright, Juliet and Rajkumar, Chakravarthi (2011) Non-pharmacological treatments for orthostatic hypotension. Age and Ageing, 40 (3). pp. 292-293. ISSN 1468-2834

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Abstract

In a recent issue of Age and Ageing, Fan et al. report negative results in a randomised controlled trial on the use of sleeping in the head-up position (SHU) in the treatment of orthostatic hypotension (OH) [1]. We ask if this treatment or other non-pharmacological therapies should be recommended for use in elderly patients?

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Clinical Medicine
Subjects: R Medicine
Depositing User: Jil Fairclough
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2012 08:48
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2012 17:07
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/40994
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