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Related to orthostatic: Orthostatic intolerance, orthostatic proteinuria, orthostatic hypertension


Relating to or caused by standing upright: orthostatic hypotension.

[ortho- + Greek statos, standing; see static + -ic.]


relating to an upright standing position


(ˌɔr θəˈstæt ɪk)

caused by standing upright.
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Adj.1.orthostatic - pertaining to an upright standing posture; "orthostatic hypotension"
erect, upright, vertical - upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"
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Orthostatic Hypotension and Syncope: Atypical antipsychotics cause orthostatic hypotension and syncope, with the greatest risk during initial titration and with dose increases.
Postexertional malaise, unrefreshing sleep, and cognitive impairment and/or orthostatic intolerance are the other defining characteristics of SEID.
Most of us have experienced that momentary dizziness from time to time - but researchers at Harvard have warned that those who regularly experience more severe dizziness, at least three minutes after standing up (known as 'delayed orthostatic hypotension'), may have a higher risk of early death and developing degenerative brain diseases.
Valve c / rm c / reservoir compatible programmable Hydrocephalus + flow in orthostatic position control mechanism, non-separable + distal catheter attached or loose between 90 and 120 cm approx.
This platform holds a personal meaning for Hillman, 21, as she is living with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), a form of Dysautonomia that effects the autonomic nervous system.
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is one of the most prevalent presentations of orthostatic intolerance (1, 2) and is defined as an increase in heart rate of 30 beats per minute (bpm) or more within 10 minutes of standing in adults, or 40 bpm or more in children (3), typically with associated symptoms of orthostatic intolerance, and in the absence of orthostatic hypotension, prolonged bed rest, medications that impair autonomic regulation, and any debilitating disorder causing tachycardia (i.
In addition, patients should have cognitive impairment and/or experience orthostatic intolerance.
Additionally, patients should have cognitive impairment and/or experience orthostatic intolerance.
It is applied both during transient phases of hypotension, including orthostatic hypotension, and in patients suffering from chronic hypotension.
Assessments included vestibular tests (oculomotor, caloric, rotational, and positional), audiometry, orthostatic hypotension testing, and a hyperventilation provocation test in the pulmonary function laboratory.
Other steps in the successful management of the hypertensive dental patient include scheduling the patient for short appointments (in the morning if possible), employing stress reduction techniques (including the use of premedication with anxiolytic agents), careful adjustment of chair position (to avoid orthostatic hypotension) and the cautious use of local anesthesia with epinephrine.
One of the more salient examples of tremor misclassification can be seen in the still developing research associated with primary orthostatic tremor (OT).