Orthostatic Hypotension in Older Nursing Home Residents Who Fall Are They Dizzy
Clinical Nursing Research, 03/15/2012
Gray–Miceli D et al. – The authors conclude, older residents did not report symptoms of dizziness prior to Orthostatic hypotension (OH) drops in blood pressure and falls. Further study is warranted to identify other predictive symptoms of OH and to evaluate nursing staff’s understanding of OH.