Caring for patients with dysautonomia is to be in search
of the ‘ker-plunk’ while managing the ‘ripples’
Grades of Autonomic Dysnfunction
The severity of symptoms of autonomic dysfunction fall along a continuum from normal function to debilitating and which interfere with activities of daily living. Somewhere along that continuum is a point (perhaps Grade III on the table below) at which patients are identified as having POTS.
These patients usually require meticulous care and often a medication that has been particularly tailored to their needs and responsiveness.
Relationship of Grade to Therapy
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