Screening for primary hypertension in children and adolescents: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

@article{Moyer2013ScreeningFP,
  title={Screening for primary hypertension in children and adolescents: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.},
  author={Virginia A. Moyer},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={159 9},
  pages={
          613-9
        }
}
DESCRIPTION Update of the 2003 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for high blood pressure in children and adolescents. METHODS The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on screening and diagnostic accuracy of screening tests for blood pressure in children and adolescents, the effectiveness and harms of treatment of screen-detected primary childhood hypertension, and the association of hypertension with markers of cardiovascular disease in childhood and adulthood… CONTINUE READING

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