HTN - 4 Hypertensive Kids in 45 Minutes Name: Ant hony Age:...

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Unformatted text preview: 4 Hypertensive Kids in 45 Minutes Name: Ant hony Age: 6 Sex: Mal e Pl ace: Al l er gy Cl i ni c BP: 145/ 87 Name: Chri s Age: 17 Sex: Mal e Pl ace: I npat i ent BP: 180/ 115 Name: Bri t t i ney Age : 13 Sex: Femal e Pl ace: Cl i ni c BP: 125/ 78 Name: Cal eb Age : 3 Sex: Mal e Pl ace: Phone Cal l BP: 118/ 75 Cal eb Ant hony Bri t t i ney Chri s The Fourth Task Force Report on Pediatric High Blood Pressure 6 Questions Does the child really have high blood pressure? Do I have time to ask any more questions? Why does the child have high blood pressure? Does the child have other risk factors? What has high blood pressure already done to the child's body? What should we do about it? 6 Questions Does the child really have high blood pressure? Do I have time to ask any more questions? Why does the child have high blood pressure? Does the child have other risk factors? What has high blood pressure already done to the child's body? What should we do about it? Blood Pressure Measurement Technology is in the Dark Ages. Confirm all blood pressure readings before acting. Its a Pain in the A** to Detect HTN Equipment is inherently flawed, hard to find Or gives inaccurate readings if not used right. Its a Pain in the A** to Detect HTN Spurious elevations are common Its a Pain in the A** to Detect HTN Not everyone has a BP reading. Its a Pain in the A** to Detect HTN Mild Hypertension takes weeks to confirm Its a Pain in the A** to Detect HTN Norms for Pediatric BP are found in a 4-D table Its a Pain, But you Got to Do it http://www.statcoder.com/growthcharts.htm Normal < 90% le Pre-Hypertension 90-95% le Stage 1 Hypertension 95% to 5 mm above 99%le Stage 2 Hypertension > 5 mm above 99%le Hypertension is Common 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 Hypertension Asthma % Cal eb...
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