by Cathy Parkes April 02, 2021 Updated: September 15, 2021
A patient is POSITIVE for orthostatic hypotension if:
If your patient has orthostatic hypotension, advise them to change positions slowly, and dangle their legs for a few minutes before standing.
Incidence vs. Prevalence:
Incidence is the number of NEW cases of disease/injury in a population during a period of time.
Prevalence is the number of ALL cases (new and pre-existing) of disease/injury in a population during a period of time