Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics

Published by: Kowsar

Hypertension: Under Recorded and Under Recognised in General Paediatric Outpatient Clinics

Kendall Crossen 1 , *
Author Information
1 Tauranga Hospital, Tauranga, New Zealand
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: August 2017, 8 (3); e55363
  • Published Online: August 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 18, 2017
  • Accepted: August 20, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/compreped.55363

To Cite: Crossen K. Hypertension: Under Recorded and Under Recognised in General Paediatric Outpatient Clinics, J Compr Ped. 2017 ;8(3):e55363. doi: 10.5812/compreped.55363.

Abstract
Copyright © 2017, Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Thompson M, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Norris SL. Screening for hypertension in children and adolescents to prevent cardiovascular disease. Pediatrics. 2013; 131(3): 490-525[DOI][PubMed]
  • 2. Hansen ML, Gunn PW, Kaelber DC. Underdiagnosis of hypertension in children and adolescents. JAMA. 2007; 298(8): 874-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Goonasekera CD, Dillon MJ. Measurement and interpretation of blood pressure. Arch Dis Child. 2000; 82(3): 261-5[DOI][PubMed]
  • 4. From the National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents . A pocket guide to blood pressure measurement in children. 2007;
  • 5. Wong W. Starship Children's Health Clinical Guideline. 2009;
  • 6. Mattoo TK. Definition and Diagnosis of Hypertension in Children and Adolescents 2013;
  • 7. Brady TM, Solomon BS, Neu AM, Siberry GK, Parekh RS. Patient-, provider-, and clinic-level predictors of unrecognized elevated blood pressure in children. Pediatrics. 2010; 125(6)-93[DOI][PubMed]
  • 8. Luck J, Peabody JW, Dresselhaus TR, Lee M, Glassman P. How well does chart abstraction measure quality? A prospective comparison of standardized patients with the medical record. Am J Med. 2000; 108(8): 642-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 9. Shapiro DJ, Hersh AL, Cabana MD, Sutherland SM, Patel AI. Hypertension screening during ambulatory pediatric visits in the United States, 2000-2009. Pediatrics. 2012; 130(4): 604-10[DOI][PubMed]
  • 10. National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on High Blood Pressure in C. The fourth report on the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure in children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2004; 114(2 Suppl 4th Report): 555-76[PubMed]
  • 11. Health M. New Zealand Health Survey: Annual update of Key Findings. 2013;
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .
Readers' Comments