More work needed for managing pediatric heart risks, study says
A study of 963 well-child checks found most included records of body mass index and blood pressure, but none of the charts had interpretations of blood pressure results or recommendations for management. Researchers also found that only 30% of the charts included recommendations for managing children with an elevated BMI. The study was presented at the Obesity Society meeting. Family Practice News
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