screening.txt

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jmeglin
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27392
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screening.txt
Updated:
2010-07-20 00:02:40
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Pediatric screening
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Pediatric screening
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  1. when do you start routine blood pressure screening
    3 years in average child

    earlier in child with UAC at birth, renal disease, other concerning history/comorbidities
  2. define hypertension
    blood pressure greater than 95th% for height on 3 separate ocasions (some say one month apart, some say sdays to weeks apart)
  3. Who should be screened for dyslipidemia
    • Per 2008 AAP recommendations:
    • - FHx of dyslipidemia or premature CVD (men<55, women <65)
    • - unknown FHx
    • - overweight/obese
    • - hypertension
    • - diabetes
    • - smokers

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