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Published Online:https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120621-07Cited by:7

Abstract

Orthostatic hypotension, a symptomatic drop in blood pressure on standing, can have detrimental effects for orthopedic patients in the postoperative period. It is essential for orthopedic practitioners to understand the causes, risk factors, treatment options, and prevention techniques for orthostatic hypotension.

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