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Orthostatic hypotension occurs frequently in the first hour after anesthesia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14693580     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
IMPLICATIONS: Orthostatic hypotension, a failure to maintain blood pressure on assuming an upright posture, is common after general anesthesia for minor surgery and may be the major cause of postoperative orthostatic intolerance.
Dean A Cowie; J Kevin Shoemaker; Adrian W Gelb
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesia and analgesia     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0003-2999     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesth. Analg.     Publication Date:  2004 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-24     Completed Date:  2004-01-20     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1310650     Medline TA:  Anesth Analg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  40-5, table of contents     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM; S    
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre, The University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario N6A 5A5, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Anesthesia / adverse effects*
Blood Pressure / physiology
Hypotension, Orthostatic / epidemiology*,  physiopathology
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / epidemiology*,  physiopathology
Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting / epidemiology
Posture / physiology
Prospective Studies
Risk Factors
Sex Factors
Supine Position / physiology

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