Diagnosis and Medication Treatment of Pediatric Hypertension: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

@article{Kaelber2016DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and Medication Treatment of Pediatric Hypertension: A Retrospective Cohort Study.},
  author={David C. Kaelber and Weiwei Liu and Michelle E. Ross and A. Russell Localio and Janeen B Le{\'o}n and Wilson D. Pace and Richard C. Wasserman and Alexander G. Fiks},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={138 6}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Pediatric hypertension predisposes children to adult hypertension and early markers of cardiovascular disease. No large-scale studies have examined diagnosis and initial medication management of pediatric hypertension and prehypertension. The objective of this study was to evaluate diagnosis and initial medication management of pediatric hypertension and prehypertension in primary care. METHODS Retrospective cohort study aggregating electronic health record data on… CONTINUE READING
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