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Author Krediet, Constantijn Thomas Paul

Title Physical manoeuvres to prevent vasovagal syncope and initial orthostatic hypotension / Constantijn Thomas Paul Krediet
Published [Amsterdam] : Vossiuspers UvA, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (109 pages) : illustrations
Contents Acknowledgements; Co-authors and their Current Affiliations; 1. Introduction; 2. Management of Vasovagal Syncope: Controlling or Aborting Faints by Leg Crossing and Muscle Tensing; 3. Leg Crossing, Muscle Tensing, Squatting and the "Crash-position" are Effective Against Vasovagal Reactions Through Increases in Cardiac Output; 4. Leg Crossing Improves Orthostatic Tolerance in Healthy Subjects: a Placebo Controlled Cross-over Study; 5. Lower Body Muscle Tensing Diminishes the Blood Pressure Decrease Upon Standing From Squatting in the Post-vasovagal State
Summary Paul Krediet shows how physical manoeuvres can prevent vasovagal syncope and near syncope from initial orthostatic hypotension
Notes Academisch Proefschrift--Universiteit van Amsterdam, 2007
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 91-108)
Notes Summary in Dutch
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Subject Hypotension, Orthostatic -- Prevention.
Syncope (Pathology) -- Prevention.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9048501970 (electronic bk.)
9789048501977 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Physical maneuvers to prevent vasovagal syncope and initial orthostatic hypotension