E. S. BREWSTER, M.D., M.SC. (Med.)
The condition of orthostatic hypotension, according to a survey of contemporary medical literature, is rare. Since the recognition of this clinical entity in 1925 by Bradbury and Eggleston, who described three cases, probably not more than a total of 50 instances have been published to date. Andrus, in this connection, as recently as September 1937, stated that about 30 cases of this condition had been reported, and Baker, in March 1938, was able to find only 38 instances of this syndrome after a careful search of medical publications. Orthostatic hypotension, however, is probably more common than we suspect, as undoubtedly
BREWSTER ES. ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION: CASE REPORT MENTIONING EFFECTIVE TREATMENT WITH BENZEDRINE SULPHATE1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:326–331. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-2-326
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(2):326-331.
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