Children under pressure: an underestimated burden?

Stranges, Saverio; Cappuccio, Francesco P.
April 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Apr2007, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p288
Academic Journal
The article comments on the paper which discusses the management of high blood pressure in children and adolescents in Great Britain. The author stresses that this study is relevant because it gives emphasis to hypertension in children. He emphasizes that greater attention to blood pressure early in life has the potential to generate long term effect on cardiovascular health. He asserts that the study offers the significance of performing routine blood pressure screenings.


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