Hypotension Diagnosis and Treatment

by: Karen Steckner M.D.

Hypotension: An Approach to Diagnosis

Hypotension Determinants of Blood Pressure

Evaluation of Hypotension

 Observe Vital Signs:

There is a simple algorithm "VOCAL", that is helpful to rule out common causes of perioperative cardiorespiratory dysfunction.

It involves 2 steps:
    1. a check of
    2. and running through a system-by-system checklist: List ABCDEFGHI