Orthostatic Hypotension in Older Adults

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Lecture Overview

Orthostatic hypotension (OH) occurs when there is a sudden decrease in blood pressure after standing from the sitting or supine position. In this lecture, clinical pharmacist Gauri Godbole discusses OH in older adults, exploring both pharmacological and non-pharmacological management options.


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Gauri Godbole View profile
Gauri Godbole is a specialist clinical pharmacist in aged and palliative care at Gosford Hospital, NSW, leveraging her extensive experience in community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, and academia to provide comprehensive care in her current role. She has achieved notable milestones, such as being a qualified dementia practitioner, conducting impactful research, publishing extensively, and presenting regularly at national and international forums. Gauri's remarkable contributions to pharmacy practice were acknowledged through her receipt of the prestigious Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA), NSW State Achievement Award in 2022.
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First Published20 June 2023
Updated20 June 2023
20 June 2025
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