A drop in systolic blood pressure of ≥ 20 mmHg or a drop in diastolic blood pressure of ≥ 10mmHg within three minutes of standing. OH may present within seven minutes of standing in patients who have recently been hospitalized. This is also called “postural hypotension.”
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