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Treatment of hypertension in children and adolescents



Treatment of hypertension in children and adolescents



Pediatric Nephrology 24(10): 1939-1949



The treatment of hypertension in children and adolescents has been markedly changed in recent years by several factors, including the publication of new consensus recommendations, the obesity epidemic, and the increased availability of information on efficacy and safety of antihypertensive medications in the young. In this review we present an updated approach to the outpatient management of hypertension in the child or adolescent, utilizing representative cases to illustrate important principles as well as possible controversies.

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Accession: 056674341

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PMID: 17690916

DOI: 10.1007/s00467-007-0573-4


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