Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 43, Issue 10, pp 1540–1541 | Cite as

Risk of over-diagnosis of hypotension in children: a comparative analysis of over 50,000 blood pressure measurements

  • Samiran Ray
  • Libby Rogers
  • David P. Noren
  • Ranjana Dhar
  • Simon Nadel
  • Mark J. Peters
  • David P. Inwald
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Respiratory, Critical Care and Anaesthesia SectionUCL GOS Institute of Child HealthLondonUK
  2. 2.Paediatric Intensive Care UnitGreat Ormond Street Hospital NHS TrustLondonUK
  3. 3.UCL Clinical Operations Research UnitUniversity College LondonLondonUK
  4. 4.Philips Research North AmericaCambridgeUSA
  5. 5.Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, St Mary’s HospitalImperial College London NHS TrustLondonUK

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