The Clinical Application of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Pediatrics

@inproceedings{Miyashita2011TheCA,
  title={The Clinical Application of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Pediatrics},
  author={Yosuke Miyashita},
  year={2011}
}
Management of hypertension (HTN) largely relies on proper and accurate measurement of blood pressure (BP). Even following the criteria for HTN diagnosis defined in the Fourth report on high BP in children and adolescents, inaccurate diagnosis and misdiagnosis can occur with white coat effect and masked HTN. The use of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) has been increasing in pediatrics in the last 20 years. The main use of ABPM is to differentiate between sustained HTN and white coat… CONTINUE READING

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