Orthostatic Disorders of Blood Pressure Control: Definitions and Classification

  • David H. P. Streeten


The detection and investigation of orthostatic blood pressure disorders are completely dependent on accurate and reliable blood pressure measurements in the upright posture. This chapter discusses technical details of these simple measurements, the range of changes in healthy subjects, and definable orthostatic disorders of blood pressure control.


Diastolic Blood Pressure Pulse Pressure Blood Pressure Control Orthostatic Hypotension Multiple System Atrophy 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • David H. P. Streeten
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  1. 1.Health Science CenterState University of New YorkSyracuseUSA

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