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

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No direct funding was received for this study. Part of this work was undertaken at UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, which received a proportion of funding from the Department of Health’s NIHR Biomedical Research Centre’s funding scheme.

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SR, MJP, SN and DPI conceived and designed the study; SR, LR, RD and DPN collected and verified the data; SR and LR analysed the data; SR, MJP and DPI drafted the manuscript, and all authors contributed to and approved the final version of the manuscript.

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Correspondence to Samiran Ray.

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An erratum to this article is available at https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-017-4861-6.

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Ray, S., Rogers, L., Noren, D.P. et al. Risk of over-diagnosis of hypotension in children: a comparative analysis of over 50,000 blood pressure measurements. Intensive Care Med 43, 1540–1541 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-017-4843-8

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Keywords

  • Systolic Blood Pressure
  • Diastolic Blood Pressure
  • Linear Regression Model
  • Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Electronic Health Record