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Little Kids With Big BP Numbers: What Every Pediatrician Should Know About Hypertension

High blood pressure in the very young is rare but has serious implications. Pediatric nephrologist Elizabeth Black, MD, offers a lesson in accurate BP measurement, explains which populations should have additional screening, and notes the benefits of ambulatory monitoring as well as when to order it. Get tips on history taking, follow-up tests, and exam-room apps that put useful figures at your fingertips. Also: a rundown of the medications she commonly prescribes.


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