Arterial Hypertension in Pediatric Patients during COVID-19 Pandemic


  • Miruna-Patricia Dragostin
  • Aurel Nechita Dunarea de Jos University of Galati


hypertension, COVID-19, pediatric


The current epidemiological context unveils an unprecedented situation as far as arterial hypertension in pediatric patients is concerned, as it has a different impact upon them, mainly because of their individual particularities. During the COVID-19 pandemic, between 01.03.2020-01.03.2021, hospital admissions of pediatric patients having different subjective symptoms associated with high blood pressure levels discovered in the emergency ward have showed variations of this parameter during hospitalization, which was also related to the safety measures imposed nation-wide. This paper presents aspects regarding arterial hypertension in pediatric patients admitted to the cardiology ward of “Sf Ioan” Clinical Emergency Hospital for Children in Galati, over  the above metioned time frame.


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