Blood Pressure

It is unusual for blood pressure (BP) abnormalities to be isolated findings in the newborn. Hypotension (systolic BP <60 mm Hg in term infant) is usually accompanied by tachycardia and a physical examination consistent with poor perfusion. Hypotension usually is a complication of some other serious underlying problem, such as overwhelming sepsis or acute hemorrhage. In infants who had umbilical arterial catheters, occasionally a renal vascular occlusion leads to hypertension. A combination of poor femoral pulses and elevated pressures in the upper extremities calls for evaluating for coarctation of the aorta (Hoekelman, 2001; Thu-reen et al, 2005). Normal BP ranges for term infants vary by method obtained and birth weight (Versmold et al., 1981).

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