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As a person ages, the heart and blood vessels undergo changes. A medical assistant may be asked to obtain vital signs to evaluate the occurrence of orthostatic hypotension or postural hypotension.
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- Explain the functions of arteries and veins, including the way they send blood through the body.
- Describe the procedure for assessing orthostatic hypotension in a patient.
- Provide at least two causes of orthostatic hypotension occurring as the body ages.