Postprandial Hypotension Predicts All-Cause Mortality in Older, Low-Level Care Residents
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate which indices of blood pressure (BP) homeostasis are the strongest predictors of mortality in older low-level-care residents in long-term health facilities. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Eight long-term healthcare facilities in Canberra, Australia. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 179 randomly selected semi-independent residents aged 65 and older (mean age it standard deviation 83.2 ± 7.0; 80% women). MEASUREMENTS: Baseline BP levels taken while lying, after...[Show more]
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