Managing Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and Burning Mouth
Oral health professionals should learn the signs and symptoms of this complicated syndrome and its sequela, as treatment adaptations may be necessary for these patients.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and its etiologies, symptoms and sequela.
- Describe care strategies for this patient cohort, the oral implications of POTS, and the dental team’s role in treatment.
- Discuss specific considerations for anesthesia in this population and patient movement/transfer to and from the dental chair.
This course was issued in May 2022 and expires May 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.
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