F5060 High Priority: Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Hypertension (Repeats from F4244)
Tuesday, October 29
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 243-245
CME credit: 0.75
Session Type: Focused Topic
This session will provide background on the growing prevalence of pediatric hypertension as well as traditional and emerging causes. Faculty will discuss ambulatory blood pressure monitoring; where and how the new normative data for children were derived; and how to use the results in the diagnosis and management of hypertension. Faculty also will discuss medications approved for children, mechanisms of action, adverse effects, and how to make a rational choice.