Study demonstrates best path to accurately diagnose hypertension in children or teens
One year ago - By News Medical
Nearly one-quarter of children and teens who had their blood pressure screened at a primary care appointment showed a reading in the hypertensive range, but less than half of those readings could be confirmed after the blood pressure was repeated, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study released today in The Journal of Clinical Hypertension.
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Second Blood Pressure Measurement Needed to Accurately Diagnose Pediatric Hypertension
One year ago - By Medindia Health
Second blood pressure measurement is needed if the first reading is high to accurately identify pediatric hypertension.
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