B-02 Orthostatic (postural) hypotension in the elderly: A geriatrician's POV
Monday November 27, 2017 from 14:40 to 15:40
Fundy
Presenter

Wendy Chiu, Canada

Assistant professor

Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dept. of Medicine

McGill University

Objectives

In caring for elderly patients in the community or assisted living, this session will give the attendee an understanding of:

  • What is orthostatic hypotension (OH) - Definitions, Technique
  • Clinical significance of *chronic* OH - Symptoms, Outcomes
  • Some common (& less common but important) reasons for chronic OH
  • What can be tried to treat chronic OH - Rx & non-Rx
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Mon-27
14:40 - 15:40
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