Short Tilte:Orthostatic hypotension in spinal cord injury
Journal:Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):98, 4, 1, 73-80
Article on orthostatic hypotension (symptomatic low blood pressure upon standing) in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). The article first describes the treatment of a patient with orthostatic hypotension after SCI, then discusses aspects of the condition in the context of a review of the relevant medical literature. Aspects discussed include neurophysiology, blood pressure management with positional changes, blood pressure management after SCI, and treatment of orthostatic hypotension.