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High Blood Pressure in Children Drill

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These drills build assessment skills by simulating blood pressure measurement by auscultation. Users will also practice evaluation of hypertension using the NIH's classification tables for children. We recommend downloading the 'Pocket Guide to Blood Pressure Measurement in Children', National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, using the following link: A Pocket Guide to Blood Pressure Measurement in Children

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Authors and Reviewers

Authored by Dr. Jonathan Keroes, MD, David Lieberman, Developer, Virtual Cardiac Patient. Medically reviewed by Dr. Barbara Erickson, PhD, RN, CCRN.

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Lesson #1: 5-year-old male

Male. Age 5 years, 4 months. Height is 108 cm.

Lesson #2: 8-year-old female

Female. Age 8 years, 5 months. Height is 121 cm.

Lesson #3: 12-year-old male

Male. Age 12 years, 6 months. Height is 165 cm.

Lesson #4: 15-year-old female

Female. Age 15 years, 4 months. Height is 166 cm.

Lesson #5: 14-year-old male

Male. Age 14 years, 3 months. Height is 168 cm.

Lesson #6: 7-year-old female

Female. Age 7 years, 9 months. Height is 128 cm.


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