Pharmacological approach to the management of neonatal hypertension

  title={Pharmacological approach to the management of neonatal hypertension},
  author={Wendy Ong and Jean Pierre Guignard and Anil Kumar Sharma and Jacob V. Aranda},
Improved non-invasive and invasive methods of blood pressure measurements in the newborn infant led to an increasing recognition of neonatal hypertension as a not uncommon occurrence in the neonatal period. Arterial blood pressure in the newborn is a function of gestational and postnatal ages. Systolic and diastolic blood pressures in term newborns greater than 90 mmHg and 60 mmHg, respectively, and values greater than 80 mmHg and 50 mmHg in premature newborns have been arbitrarily set as… CONTINUE READING