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41 Possible Causes for Narrow Pulse Pressure, Orthostatic Hypotension

  • Anemia

    Class III (30-40% blood loss) always leads to a measurable decrease in blood pressure as well as significant tachycardia and a narrow pulse pressure.[] Class I ( Class II (15-30% blood loss) – Tachycardia, tachypnea, and a decreased pulse pressure are seen.[]

  • Hypovolemia

    Orthostatic Hypotension Orthostatic hypotension is one of several signs and symptoms of hypovolemia. Hypotension is the medical term for low blood pressure .[] If the difference is less than 25 percent of the systolic blood pressure, the pulse pressure is considered to be narrow.[] Prolonged capillary refill time (pressing on the nail) and orthostatic hypotension are not reliable signs of mild to moderate hypovolemia 5.[]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    hypotension, fall risk Clotting factor/platelet function/hemostasis Bleeding and clotting risk, sensitivity to anticoagulants/antithrombins Risk cerebrovascular accident[] hypotension; HF; pulmonary edema LV diastolic function LA size; early passive LV filling; late LV filling and LV EDP; PA pressure Risk AF; ( pulmonary edema/ CO), DOE; pulmonary[] […] tachycardia/hypertension with and without coronary obstructive disease; PA pressure Risk end-organ damage (cerebrovascular accident, AKI); BP lability; reinfarction/ischemia; orthostatic[]

  • Dehydration

    Patients presenting with orthostatic hypotension and normal plasma sodium concentrations are frequently admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of dehydration.[] Cardiovascular findings include orthostatic hypotension, decreased cardiovascular pressure, and a rapid, weak pulse.[] ), and dizziness or fainting when standing up due to orthostatic hypotension.[]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    Ventricular septal rupture (VSR) is a rare but fatal complication of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with an associated mortality that ranges from 41% to 80%. The treatment consists of supplemental oxygenation, afterload reduction, intraaortic balloon pump, and surgical repair. In selected patients, extracorporeal[…][]

  • Addison's Disease

    Orthostatic hypotension, fever, and hypoglycemia characterize acute adrenal crisis, whereas chronic primary adrenal insufficiency presents with a more insidious history of[] Here are some key symptoms that can suggest Addison’s disease: When this condition first begins, you may experience fatigue, lightheadedness, and orthostatic hypotension ([] Other symptoms include orthostatic hypotension (a drop in blood pressure when standing, which can cause dizziness or fainting) and skin changes.[]

  • Abruptio Placentae

    The placenta is the organ that supplies food and oxygen to the baby during pregnancy. Placental abruption occurs when the placenta detaches from the wall of the womb (uterus) before delivery. The most common symptoms are vaginal bleeding and painful contractions. Blood and oxygen supply to the baby may also be[…][]

  • Cicuta Maculata Poisoning

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  • Robinia Pseudoacacia Poisoning

    Type your tag names separated by a space and hit enter Abstract We present a 7 boys Robinia pseudoacacia (black locust) intoxication. Three of them showed neurological symptoms, including coma. All of them showed gastrointestinal symptomatology. Evolution was satisfactory in all of them. A bibliographic revision is[…][]

  • Conium Maculatum Poisoning

    Conium maculatum L. poison-hemlock (poison hemlock) Apiaceae Introduction to Vascular Plants Home New Search Comment Mobile Page Desktop Page David Polster (Photo ID #16114) Distribution of Conium maculatum Click here to view the full interactive map and legend Details about map content are available here New! Click[…][]

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