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Performance of simplified tables for high blood pressure screening in a European pediatric population.

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Summary of "Performance of simplified tables for high blood pressure screening in a European pediatric population."

We assessed the performance of the simplified American Academy Pediatrics (AAP) 2017 guideline table and a simplified table based on the Fourth Report blood pressure (BP) reference tables for high BP screening compared with the European Society Hypertension 2016 guideline diagnostic thresholds.

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Name: Journal of hypertension
ISSN: 1473-5598
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