Dysautonomia TiDBit #21
"The symptoms of dysautonomia conditions are usually "invisible" to the untrained eye."

Article: Educating the Dysautonomia Student: An Introduction for Teachers and Other School Personnel

Dysautonomia TiDBit #21

"The symptoms of dysautonomia conditions are usually "invisible" to the untrained eye."

Article: Educating the Dysautonomia Student: An Introduction for Teachers and Other School Personnel

What are Dysautonomia TiDBits?
Dysautonomia TiDBits are quotes from articles I find interesting and I think are relevant to what is happening in our bodies. The quoted article title is on graphic and in the graphic description. A link to the article is in the graphic description.

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Quoted Articles:
Acetylcholinesterase Inhibition Improves Tachycardia in Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
Satish R. Raj, MD; Bonnie K. Black, RN, NP; Italo Biaggioni, MD; Paul A. Harris, PhD and David Robertson, MD
Circulation. 2005; 111: 2734-2740, doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.104.497594
Anaesthesia for Appendicectomy in a Patient with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
Andrew R. Braun, MB, BS and Belinda Schramm, MB, BS, FANZCA
Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne VIC 3050, Australia
Autonomic Dysfunction Presenting as Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Khalil Kanjwal, Beverly Karabin, Yousuf Kanjwal and Blair P. Grubb
International Journal of Medical Sciences. 2010; 7(2):62-67, doi:10.7150/ijms.7.62
Clinical Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System Associated With Orthostatic Intolerance: An Overview of Classification, Clinical Evaluation and Management
Blair P. Grubb, MD and Barry Karas, MD
Cardiology, The Medical College of Ohio, Ruppert Health Center, Toledo, Ohio, 43614-5809
Clinical Presentation and Management of Patients with Hyperadrenergic Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. A Single Center Experience
Khalil Kanjwal, Bilal Saeed, Beverly Karabin, Yousuf Kanjwal and Blair P. Grubb
Cardiology Journal. 2011, Vol. 18, No. X www.cardiologyjournal.org
Diagnosis and Management of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: A Brief Review
Howraa Abed, Patrick A. Ball and Le-Xin Wang
Journal of Geriatric Cardiology. 2012; 9: 61-67, doi:10.3724/SP.J.1263.2012.00061
Educating the Dysautonomia Student: An Introduction for Teachers and Other School Personnel
Dysautonomia Youth Network of America, Inc.
DYNA Awareness Series Brochure
Educating the Dysautonomia Student: Dysautonomia In The College Setting
Dysautonomia Youth Network of America, Inc.
DYNA Awareness Series Brochure
Excessive Heart Rate Response to Orthostatic Stress in Postural Tachycardia Syndrome is Not Caused by Anxiety
Shizue Masuki, John H. Eisenach, Christopher P. Johnson, Niki M. Dietz, Lisa M. Benrud-Larson, William G. Schrage, Timothy B. Curry, Paola Sandroni, Phillip A. Low and Michael J. Joyner
Journal of Applied Physiology. 102: 896-903, 2007, doi:10.1152/japplphysiol.00927.2006
Four Faces of Baroreflex Failure - Hypertensive Crisis, Volatile Hypertension, Orthostatic Tachycardia, and Malignant Vagotonia
Terry Ketch, Italo Biaggioni, Rose Marie Robertson and David Robertson
Circulation. 2002;105:2518-2523; doi:10.1161/01.CIR.0000017186.52382.F4
Management of Vasovagal Syncope - Controlling or Aborting Faints by Leg Crossing and Muscle Tensing
C.T. Paul Krediet, BS; Nynke van Dijk, MS; Mark Linzer, MD; Johannes J. van Lieshout, MD, PhD and Wouter Wieling, MD, PhD
Circulation. 2002; 106: 1684-1689, doi:10.1161/01.CIR.0000030939.12646.8F, Online ISSN:1524-4539
Neck and Other Muscle Pains in Autonomic Failure: Their Association with Orthostatic Hypotension
K. M. Bleasdale-Barr BSc (Hons) and C. J. Mathias DSc, FRCP
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. E Volume 91 July 1998 J R Soc Med 1998;91:355-359
New Onset Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Following Ablation of AV Node Reentrant Tachycardia
Khalil Kanjwal, Beverly Karabin, Mujeeb Sheikh, Yousuf Kanjwal and Blair P. Grubb
Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. doi:10.1007/s10840-010-9506-4, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010
Orthostatic Hypotension and Autonomic Failure: A Concise Guide to Diagnosis and Management
Blair P. Grubb, Yousuf Kanjwal, Beverly Karabin and Nasar Imran
Clinical Medicine: Cardiology. 2008:2 279-291
Perioperative Care of an Adolescent with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
Scott Kernan and Joseph D. Tobias
Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia. 2010 Jan-Apr; 4(1): 23-27, doi:10.4103/1658-354X.62611
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and General Anesthesia: A Series of 13 Cases
Jennifer A. Rabbitts, MB, ChB, Fellow; Cornelius B. Groenewald, MB, ChB, Resident; Adam K. Jacob, MD, Assistant Professor; Phillip A. Low, MD, Professor and Timothy B. Curry, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor
The Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 2011 August; 23(5): 384-392, doi:10.1016/j.jclinane.2010.12.013
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome - Dental Treatment Considerations
John K. Brooks, DDS and Laurie A.P. Francis, RDH
The Journal of the American Dental Association. Vol. 137, jada.ada.org, April 2006
Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
Blair P. Grubb
Circulation. 2008;117:2814-28178, doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.761643
Postural Tachycardia Syndrome: A Guide for Medical Professionals
Melloney Ferrar Arrhythmia Care Co-ordinator MSc, BSc, RGN; Dr. Paul Sheridan Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist and Dr. John West Consultant Cardiologist
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust - PoTS UK
Postural Tachycardia Syndrome: A Heterogeneous and Multifactorial Disorder
Eduardo E. Benarroch, MD, DSc
Mayo Clinic Proceedings. December 2012;87(12):1214-1225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2012.08.013
Postural Tachycardia Syndrome: Current Experience and Concepts
Christopher J. Mathias, David A. Low, Valeria Iodice, Andrew P. Owens, Mojca Kirbis and Rodney Graham
Nature Reviews Neurology. 8, 22-34 (January 2012), doi:10.1038/nrneurol.2011.187
Pupil Findings in a Consecutive Series of 150 Patients with Generalized Autonomic Neuropathy
F. Bremner and S. Smith
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 2006 October; 77(10): 1163-1168, doi:10.1136/jnnp.2006.092833
Quality of Life in Patients With Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
Lisa M. Benrud-Larson, Melanie S. Dewar, Paola Sandroni, Teresa A. Rummans, Jennifer A. Haythornthwaite and Phillip A. Low
Mayo Clinic Proceedings - June 2002 (Vol. 77, Issue 6, Pages 531-537, doi:10.1016/S0025-6196(11)61995-2)
Sleep Disturbances and Diminished Quality of Life in Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
K. Bagai, Y. Song, J.F. Ling, B. Malow, B.K. Black, I. Biaggioni, D. Robertson and S.R. Raj
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2011;7(2):204-210
The NDRF Handbook for Patients with Dysautonomias - Section A - Dysautonomias and Section B - Glossary
Dr. David S. Goldstein, MD, PhD and Linda J. Smith
The National Dysautonomia Research Foundation (NDRF)
The Postural Tachycardia Syndrome: When to Consider it in Adolescents
Blair P. Grubb, MD
Family Practice Recertification. VOL. 28, NO. 3, March 2006
What is the optimal duration of tilt testing for the assessment of patients with suspected postural tachycardia syndrome?
Sheila Carew, John Cooke, Margaret O'Connor, Teresa Donnelly, Aine Costelloe, Christine Sheehy and Declan Lyons
Published on behalf of the European Society of Cardiology - oxfordjournals.org
You Have Been Diagnosed with a Dysautonomia Condition
Dysautonomia Youth Network of America, Inc.
DYNA Awareness Series Brochure
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