Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children: A Safe and Effective Diagnostic and Screening Tool for the Diagnosis of Hypertension in Children

December 2014
Rhode Island Medical Journal;Dec2014, Vol. 97 Issue 12, p28
Academic Journal
The article focuses on Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) in children suffering from hypertension. Topics discussed include average Systolic and/or Diastolic blood pressure (BP) greater than 95th height percentile taken as a measure for hypertension in children, use of ABPM in measuring systolic and diastolic blood pressure and for assessment of White Coat Hypertension and role played by ABPM in eliminating chances of misdiagnosis of hypertension in children.


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