June 2006. Volume 2. Number 2

Overweight children and adolescents have an increased risk of high blood pressure

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Falkner B, Gidding SS, Ramírez-Garnica G, Wiltrout SA, West D, Rappaport E. The relationship of body mass index and blood pressure in primary care pediatric patients. J Pediatr. 2006;148:195-200
Reviewers: Fernández Rodríguez M1, Martín Muñoz P2.
1Centro de Salud de Potes. Madrid. España.
2Director de Unidad Clínica en Atención Primaria, CS La Plata. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocí­o. Sevilla. España.
Correspondence: Mercedes Fernández Rodríguez. Email: mer763@hotmail.com
Reception date: 15/05/2006
Acceptance date: 24/05/2006
Publication date: 01/06/2006

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Fernández Rodríguez M, Martín Muñoz P. Los niños y adolescentes con exceso de peso presentan mayor riesgo de tener elevada la presión arterial. Evid Pediatr. 2006;2:33.

AVC | Critically appraised articles

Falkner B, Gidding SS, Ramírez-Garnica G, Wiltrout SA, West D, Rappaport E. The relationship of body mass index and blood pressure in primary care pediatric patients. J Pediatr. 2006;148:195-200
Reviewers: Fernández Rodríguez M1, Martín Muñoz P2.
1Centro de Salud de Potes. Madrid. España.
2Director de Unidad Clínica en Atención Primaria, CS La Plata. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocí­o. Sevilla. España.
Correspondence: Mercedes Fernández Rodríguez. Email: mer763@hotmail.com
Reception date: 15/05/2006
Acceptance date: 24/05/2006
Publication date: 01/06/2006

How to cite this article

Fernández Rodríguez M, Martín Muñoz P. Los niños y adolescentes con exceso de peso presentan mayor riesgo de tener elevada la presión arterial. Evid Pediatr. 2006;2:33.

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