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hypotensive

 [hi″po-ten´siv]
1. characterized by or causing diminished tension or pressure, as abnormally low blood pressure.
2. a person with abnormally low blood pressure.

hy·po·ten·sive

(hī'pō-ten'siv),
Characterized by low blood pressure or causing reduction in blood pressure.

hypotensive

/hy·po·ten·sive/ (-ten´siv) marked by low blood pressure or serving to reduce blood pressure.

hypotensive

(hī′pə-tĕn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Of or characterized by hypotension.
2. Causing a reduction in blood pressure: a hypotensive drug.
n.
A person with or susceptible to hypotension.

hypotensive

[-ten′siv]
Etymology: Gk, hypo, under; L, tendere, to stretch
pertaining to abnormally low blood pressure.

hy·po·ten·sive

(hī'pō-ten'siv)
Characterized by low blood pressure or causing reduction in blood pressure.

hypotensive (hī·pō·tenˑ·siv),

n a substance that decreases the blood pressure.

hypotensive

1. characterized by or causing diminished tension or pressure, as abnormally low blood pressure.
2. an animal with abnormally low blood pressure.

hypotensive shock
see hypovolemic shock.

Patient discussion about hypotensive

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The first recorded use of pressure suit to maintain blood pressure in a hypotensive surgical patient was in 1903 by Crile, followed in 1940s and 1950s G suits, anti-gravity suits, used by fighter pilots to prevent retinal haemorrhage and hypotension.
Several researchers (5,6,8,14,16,17,27,28,33) have reported SBP and/or DBP hypotensive effects after resistance exercise with intensities ranging from 60% to 80% 1-RM.
Of the 21 treatments in which the MAP did not recover, 17 treatments were uneventful, with patients remaining hypotensive but symptom-free, while four treatments progressed to hypotension.
Taking into account the popular use and previous evidence of effectiveness and therapeutic potential of Echinodorus grandiflorus against cardiovascular diseases, this study was conducted in order to investigate the molecular mechanisms involved in the possible diuretic effects induced by the aqueous extract obtained from Echinodorus grandiflorus and verify its relationship with a potential hypotensive and anti-hypertensive effect using normotensive rats and with renovascular hypertension (2K1C).
Immediate versus delayed fluid resuscitation for hypotensive patients with penetrating torso injuries.
It must be noticed that before this project wasn't solution to this hypotensive prediction problem on the market and the commercialization aspects of the project were important.
The broad aims and objectives of this study were to establish if chronic HD patients in our satellite dialysis centres had improved outcomes in terms of experiencing fewer hypotensive events when using convective therapies such as HDF in comparison to conventional HD.
Upon examination, the patient was febrile, hypotensive, and had low oxygen saturation (Sa[O.
Hypotensive resuscitation during active hemorrhage: its impact on in-hospital mortality.
He became progressively more hypotensive over the next two days and his continued lack of reflexes was a harbinger of severe brain damage.