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Cases Related To Blood Pressure - Part II

A 50-year-old woman has a fainting episode standing in her home.

History

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A 50-year-old woman has a fainting episode after standing up from a lying position in her home. Patient's blood pressure medication (hydrochlorothiazide) was recently increased by 25 milligrams daily.

All tests are normal.



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Authors and Reviewers

Authored by Dr. Jonathan Keroes, MD and David Lieberman, Developer, Virtual Cardiac Patient. Medically reviewed by Dr. Barbara Erickson, PhD, RN, CCRN.
Last Update: 2/8/2019
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