ERIC Number: EJ445257
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Hypertension in Children and Adolescents. Part II: Pharmacologic Control--What Works and Why.
Daniels, Stephen R.; Loggie, Jennifer M. H.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v20 n4 p96-98,103-06,109-10 Apr 1992
In discussing pharmacologic control of hypertension in children and adolescents who participate in sports, the second of two articles emphasizes drugs with few side effects and that usually do not alter heart rate (e.g., long-lasting angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or calcium channel blockers). Such drugs allow continued sports participation. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
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