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oa South African Family Practice - Defining hypertension in children : CPD article

 

Abstract

Hypertension is the most common, and potent universal contributor to cardiovascular mortality. Elevated blood pressure, labile or fixed, systolic or diastolic, at any age, in either sex, is a contributor to all forms of cardiovascular disease. Hypertension in children is currently recognised as an important health issue. Treatment includes weight loss and exercise.

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2012-04-01
2016-12-03
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