hypotension

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hypotension abnormally low blood pressure
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hypotension Diminished tension.
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Usage

In literature:

In arteriosclerosis, especially the diffuse (senile) type, the blood pressure is invariably low, and may be spoken of as hypotension.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
After 3 weeks of bed rest, all of the subjects tested showed pronounced orthostatic hypotension.
"Significant Achievements in Space Bioscience 1958-1964" by National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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In news:

Electrocardiographic Findings in a Young Man With Tachycardia and Hypotension —Discussion.
He then presented to the ER with hypotension after three days.
Chelsea's hypotension drug fails to prove efficacy past week one.
On admission, the patient was hypotensive, anemic, and in respitory distress.
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In science:

Rout, C. C., Rocke, D. A., Levin, L., Gouws, E. and Reddy, D. (1993). A reevaluation of the role of crystalloid preload in the prevention of hypotension associated with apinal anesthesia for elective cesarean section.
Sequential monitoring of response-adaptive randomized clinical trials
The dataset consists of the genotypes on 21 distinct loci and the menopausal and insulin resistant status of hypotensive and hypertensive Chinese women (with 216 and 364 sub jects, respectively).
A lasso for hierarchical testing of interactions
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