Normal blood pressures and the evaluation of sustained blood pressure elevation in childhood.

@article{Gupta1990NormalBP,
  title={Normal blood pressures and the evaluation of sustained blood pressure elevation in childhood.},
  author={Archit Gupta and Audrey J. Ahmad},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={1990},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          33-42
        }
}
A total of 3,861 school children in the age group 5-15 years were examined to establish the normative values for auscultatory blood pressure and to study the prevalence of sustained elevation of blood pressure in Indian children. Age-sex specific norms of systolic and diastolic blood pressure in the right upper limb were worked out. When the influence of age was minimised, the systolic and diastolic pressure still showed a positive correlation with height and weight. Two hundred and fifty five… CONTINUE READING

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