Chapter 36. Orthostatic Hypotension

  1. Richard Hughes6,
  2. Michael Brainin7 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus8
  1. H. Lahrmann1,
  2. P. Cortelli2,
  3. M. Hilz3,4,
  4. C. J. Mathias5,
  5. W. Struhal1 and
  6. M. Tassinari2

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch36

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

Lahrmann, H., Cortelli, P., Hilz, M., Mathias, C. J., Struhal, W. and Tassinari, M. (2006) Orthostatic Hypotension, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch36

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 7

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 8

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, Kaiser Franz Josef Hospital; L. Boltzmann Institute for Neurooncology, Vienna, Austria

  2. 2

    Neurological Department, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

  3. 3

    Neurological Department, University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

  4. 4

    Department of Neurology, New York University, School of Medicine, NY, USA

  5. 5

    Neurovascular Medicine Unit, Imperial College London at St. Mary's Hospital; Autonomic Unit, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square; and Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279

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Keywords:

  • orthostatic hypotension;
  • visual disturbances;
  • supine hypertension;
  • cardiovascular responses;
  • therapeutic management

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Background

  • Objectives

  • Methods

  • Diagnostic strategies

  • Management

  • Summary