Source: Pediatrics, 2013, 131 (3) p. 490-525
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Date of publication: March 2013
Publication type: Review
In a nutshell: This systematic review examined the effectiveness of screening asymptomatic children and adolescents for hypertension. The authors concluded that there is no direct evidence that screening for hypertension in childhood and adolescence reduces adverse cardiovascular outcomes in adulthood.
Length of publication: 35 pages
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