Hypertension in children and adolescents.

@article{Brouhard1995HypertensionIC,
  title={Hypertension in children and adolescents.},
  author={Ben H. Brouhard},
  journal={Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={21-8}
}
BACKGROUND Children have lower blood pressure than adults do, and normal values for children have been established based on age and also on height and weight. Blood pressures in childhood correlate with blood pressures in adulthood, although weakly; a stronger correlation has been established between obesity in childhood and adulthood. Further, obese people are more likely to have high blood pressure than are slender people, both as children and adults. In hypertensive children, the higher the… CONTINUE READING

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