Relationships between orthostatic hypotension, frailty, falling and mortality in elderly care home residents

Abstract Background Orthostatic hypotension (OH; profound falls in blood pressure when upright) is a common deficit that increases in incidence with age, and may be associated with falling risk. Deficit accumulation results in frailty, regarded as enhanced vulnerability to adverse outcomes. We aimed...

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Main Authors: Brett H. Shaw, Dave Borrel, Kimiya Sabbaghan, Colton Kum, Yijian Yang, Stephen N. Robinovitch, Victoria E. Claydon
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-03-01
Series:BMC Geriatrics
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