U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Issues Final Recommendation Statement for Screening for Primary Hypertension in Children and Adolescents
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted today on its Web site the final Recommendation Statement on screening for primary hypertension in children and adolescents, which was previously published in Pediatrics and Annals of Internal Medicine. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatementFinal/blood-pressure-in-children-and-adolescents-hypertension-screening. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation in plain language is available on this page.
Internet Citation: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Issues Final Recommendation Statement for Screening for Primary Hypertension in Children and Adolescents. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. October 2013.