TITLE

Diagnosing pediatric hypertension: missed opportunities

AUTHOR(S)
Stapleton, F. Bruder
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Dec2007, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p1141
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Diagnosing Pediatric Hypertension: Missed Opportunities," which appeared in the "Journal Watch Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine." The well-child visit is intended to detect potential threats to wellness and to provide appropriate interventions. To determine the incidence of undiagnosed hypertension in a pediatric population, investigators performed a review of electronic medical records for 14,187 children and adolescents.
ACCESSION #
28024430

 

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