Millions of young Americans with elevated blood pressure don’t know they have it. In August, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a much-simplified chart to help physicians readily determine whether a child’s blood pressure is within normal parameters.
Millions of young Americans with elevated blood pressure don’t know they have it. In August, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a much-simplified chart to help physicians readily determine whether a child’s blood pressure is within normal parameters. Getty Images/iStockphoto
Millions of young Americans with elevated blood pressure don’t know they have it. In August, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a much-simplified chart to help physicians readily determine whether a child’s blood pressure is within normal parameters. Getty Images/iStockphoto

New blood pressure guidelines for children

October 16, 2017 07:03 PM