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Blood pressure in the first year of life in healthyinfants born at term

Kent, Alison; Kecskes, Zsuzsoka; Shadbolt, Bruce; Falk, Michael C

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Neonatal hypertension occurs in up to 2% of neonatal intensive care survivors and in up to 3% of all neonates. Normal blood pressure (BP) measurements are required to diagnose and manage appropriately both hypotension and hypertension in the neonate and infant. The aim of this study was to provide normative BP measurements during the first year of life of healthy infants born at term, using an oscillometric method. Neonates were enrolled from August 2003 to August 2005. Exclusion criteria...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21055
Source: Pediatric Nephrology
DOI: 10.1007/s00467-007-0561-8

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