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Childhood hypertension

Childhood hypertension

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlbert P. Rocchini, guest editor.
SeriesThe Pediatric clinics of North America -- 40/1
ContributionsRocchini, Albert P.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 219p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20180868M


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Childhood Hypertension (The Pediatric Clinics of North America, Vol Number 1, February ) Unknown Binding – January 1, Manufacturer: W. Saunders Company. The fourth edition of this book is the most comprehensive major reference work on hypertension in children and adolescents. Since the publication of the previous edition, there have been notable changes in the field, with the arrival of new evidence of the long-term sequelae of hypertension in youth, Format: Hardcover.

This book is devoted to hypertension in children and adolescents, a clinical issue that – thanks to the strides made in several areas of pathophysiological and clinical research – has received growing interest in cardiovascular medicine over the last several years. Children and adolescents at no increased Hypertension risk.

Start at age 3 years old and screen every year (AAP ) to every 2 years (European Society Hypertension ); Other organizations (USPTF and AAFP, ) have cited insufficient evidence for recommendations.

In the past, hypertension and its harmful consequences were attributed to adult patients, and it was unusual in childhood and secondary to some disorders of the renal, endocrine, and cardiac. One of the first reports on the prevalence of pediatric hypertension was published in SAuthor: Mohammadreza Sabri, Alaleh Gheissari, Marjan Mansourian, Noushin Childhood hypertension book, Nizal Sarrafzadegan.

hypertension or high blood pressure, elevated blood pressure resulting from an increase in the amount of blood pumped by the heart or from increased resistance to the flow of blood through the small arterial blood vessels (arterioles).

Hypertension was generally defined as a blood pressure reading of over 90 or higher, but new guidelines issued in define hypertension as over 80 or. About This Book This book is the most researched, comprehensive, factual and effective book in print on lowering blood pressure in print. Here you will find endless scientific, international, published clinical proof of everything you read.

The vast majority of books on hypertension File Size: KB. Heritability of childhood hypertension is estimated at 50 percent One report15 noted that 49 percent of patients with primary childhood hypertension had a relative with primary hypertension Cited by: Most people think of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, as a condition that affects older high blood pressure actually affects people of all ages -- including young children.

Screening for hypertension is recommended in children beginning at age 3 years. There are many etiologies for falsely elevated BP, such as anxiety or caffeine intake, and therefore the diagnosis of hypertension is made by checking multiple measurements over time.

Hypertension is diagnosed if a child has auscultatory-confirmed BP readings. High blood pressure (hypertension) in children is blood pressure that's the same as or higher than 95 percent of children who are the same sex, age and height as your child.

There isn't a simple target blood pressure reading that indicates high blood pressure in all children because what's considered normal changes as children grow.

You'll find the long-term effects of primary and secondary hypertension and a lengthy section on hypertensions for special populations featured prominently.

Prevention and treatment of hypertension are covered in detail, from lifestyle and diet issues to drug choice and delivery, and the section on comparison of guidelines is unique to this book.

The fourth edition of this book is the most comprehensive major reference work on hypertension in children and adolescents.

Since the publication of the previous edition, there have been notable changes in the field, with the arrival of new evidence of the long-term sequelae of hypertension in youth, an evidence-based review of the value of routine BP screening in children and adolescents, and.

Hypertension Causes % morbidity and mortality. Cerebrovascular Accident. Relative Risk increases for each 10 mmHg DBP.

Midlife Hypertension raises longterm CVA risk. Seshadri () Arch Intern Med [PubMed] Alzheimer's Disease. Increased SBP in middle age is predisposing factor.

() Lancet () [PubMed]. OCLC Number: Notes: "February " Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Genetic factors that predispose the child to develop hypertension / Richard M.

Schieken --Racial aspects of blood pressure in children and adolescents / Bruce S. Alpert, Mary E. Fox --Childhood predictors for high adult blood pressure: the Muscatine study / Ronald M. Lauer, William R. Listing of Impairments - Childhood Listings (Part B) The following sections contain medical criteria that apply only to the evaluation of impairments in children under age Low Birth Weight and Failure to Thrive.

Musculoskeletal System. Special Senses and Speech. Respiratory Disorders. Cardiovascular System. Digestive System. THIS IS THE FIRST of a series of 2 books on clinical hypertension and vascular diseases.

The present book offers substantial and detailed coverage of the area of pediatric hypertension. It is the most up-to-date and clinically relevant contribution to the field of hypertension in : Julia Steinberger. Summarizes current concepts in the basic physiology, diagnosis, evaluation, and management of hypertension in children.

Specific chapters of the book include the regulation of blood pressure in children from fetal life through maturity, the approach to the assessment of blood pressure in children, the definition and predictors of hypertension in children, the diagnostic evaluation and.

To cite: Flynn JT, Kaelber DC, Baker-Smith CM, et al. Clinical Practice Guideline for Screening and Management of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents.

Pediatrics. ;(3):e aDr. Robert O. Hickman Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nephrology, Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, University ofCited by: Introduction This book is devoted to hypertension in children and adolescents, a clinical issue that – thanks to the strides made in several areas of pathophysiological and clinical research – has received growing interest in cardiovascular medicine over the last several years.

It has become clear that hypertension (HTN) begins in childhood and adolescence, and that it contributes to the early development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The evaluation of children with HTN will be reviewed here.

The epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood HTN are discussed separately. Causes of hypertension in children. Primary hypertension.

Primary hypertension means that the hypertension does not seem to be caused by some other underlyng medical condition. Many doctors think that the incidence of childhood or adolescent hypertension has been rising along with the obesity epidemic.

The majority of teens and children over. Fact Sheets About Hypertension and Related Conditions and Behaviors. Facts About Hypertension: Stay up to date on the latest facts about hypertension from the CDC.

High Blood Pressure: Medicines to Help You external icon: This guide from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration can help you better understand blood pressure medicines and talk to a health care provider about. Purchase Hypertension - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book.

ISBNThe prevalence of childhood hypertension is increasing. 1, 2 Studies that apply the 95 th percentile definition and repeat measurements on three separate visits, report a pediatric hypertension prevalence of approximately % 3, 4, and among obese children and adolescents the prevalence of both hypertension and prehypertension is even recently documented increase in hypertension Cited by: Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Children and adolescents with primary hypertension are often overweight. Secondary Hypertension The remaining cases with high blood pressure are due to an underlying cause, such as a kidney issues, narrowing of the arteries to the kidneys, a congenital defect of the heart such as coarctation of the aorta, or rare tumors of the adrenal gland.

Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood InstituteFile Size: KB.

Hypertension occurs in approximately 8–10% of pregnancies. Two blood pressure measurements six hours apart of greater than /90 mm Hg are diagnostic of hypertension in pregnancy.

High blood pressure in pregnancy can be classified as pre-existing hypertension, gestational hypertension, or pre-eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia is a serious condition of the second half of pregnancy and following Causes: Usually lifestyle and genetic factors.

Paediatric hypertension is on the rise accompanied by concomitant increase of childhood obesity. The origin of paediatric hypertension however remains unknown. New epidemiological evidence suggests that environmental insult in utero or postnatally may lead to hypertension later in life.

Independent associations have been reported between maternal obesity and cardiometabolic disorders in the Author: Anne-Maj Sofia Samuelsson. The use of blood pressure measurements have become a routine part of physical exam for the evacuation of cardiovascular health adults and, more recently, children.

The most widely used definition of hypertension is delineate as greater than 90 % BP according to age, sex, and height by the National High Blood Pressure Education Program.

Current research suggests that pediatric hypertension Cited by: 5. An update of the European guidelines on childhood hypertension management, published inpreceded the US guideline update, and the two guidelines are similar in scope.

54 The European guideline use the same definition of hypertension (and abnormal BP) in children Cited by: 3. Etiology of Childhood Hypertension Usually, sustained hypertension in children and adolescents is classified as secondary with a specific cause that may be cor-rectable or as essential and without an identifiable cause.

The most common causes of hypertension can change during childhood. Essential hypertension is rarely seen in infants andFile Size: 63KB. Pediatric Care Online: AAP Guidelines for Childhood Hypertension (Webinar) – Dr.

Flynn discusses changes to the new American Academy of Pediatrics childhood hypertension guideline and how these changes will affect the management of children and adolescents with high blood pressure. Hypertension is estimated to affect 50 million Americans and is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and kidney disease.

Although such morbid events as stroke and myocardial infarction are uncommon in childhood, it is clear that the origins of cardiovascular disease and essential hypertension begin early in life and that hypertensive end-organ damage may occur at a young age. Hypertension is a common condition that affects one in every three adults in the United States.

The AHA/ACC guidelines define it as a blood pressure of ≥ /80 mm Hg and by JNC 8 criteria as ≥ /90 mm ension can be classified as either primary (essential) or secondary. Paediatric pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) shares common features of adult disease, but is associated with several additional disorders and challenges that require unique approaches.

This article discusses recent advances, ongoing challenges and distinct approaches for the care of children with PAH, as presented by the Paediatric Task Force of the 6th World Symposium on Cited by: Childhood Hypertension Due to Adrenocortical Disorders.

Peterson RE: Aldosterone in childhood, in Levine SZ (ed): Advances in Pediatrics. Chicago, Year Book Medical Publishers. Cited by: 4. Pediatric hypertension is now commonly observed. Hypertension is known to be a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and in many other countries, and the long-term health risks to children with hypertension may be substantial.

Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of white coat hypertension in children and adolescents Design and methods: A cross sectional study was carried out in patients 82 boys and 60 girls aged years m27±2,8.

To all patients were performed office blood pressure measurement (BP), Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) and by: 1. Hypertension, more commonly known as high blood pressure, has increased significantly in children, paralleling the current childhood obesity epidemic.

Although we know that adult hypertension can affect the brain, little research has been done on the cognitive effects of childhood hypertension. Hypertension may occur at any phase of childhood, from the newborn period through adolescence. Compared with hypertension in adults, childhood hypertension Cited by: 2.

It has been known for some time that hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adults and that the reduction of elevated blood pressure is associated with the reduction of risk for CVD.

1 This knowledge has led to the concept that elevated blood pressure in children and adolescents is also a source of concern and that children and adolescents should Cited by: 6.