Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of blood pressure screening in adolescents in the United States.

@article{Wang2011EffectivenessAC,
  title={Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of blood pressure screening in adolescents in the United States.},
  author={Yuanjia Wang and Angela M W Cheung and Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo and Lisa A. Prosser and Nancy R. Cook and Lee Goldman and Matthew W Gillman},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={158 2},
  pages={257-64.e1-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the long-term effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of 3 approaches to managing elevated blood pressure (BP) in adolescents in the United States: no intervention, "screen-and-treat," and population-wide strategies to lower the entire BP distribution. STUDY DESIGN We used a simulation model to combine several data sources to project the lifetime costs and cardiovascular outcomes for a cohort of 15-year-old U.S. adolescents under different BP approaches and conducted cost… CONTINUE READING
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