- Research Update
The study also measured the percentage of children who met NHLBI criteria for pre-hypertension and whether those children had a diagnosis of pre-hypertension. Results showed that of the 398,079 children who had at least three blood pressure measurements, 9.8% met the criteria for pre-hypertension but only 10% of those with pre-hypertension received a diagnosis.
- More information about PROS
- Education in Quality Improvement for Pediatric Practice course: Hypertension Identification and Management
- The Fourth Report on the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents
- Information for parents on high blood pressure in children (available in English and Spanish)