The use of Z-scores in paediatric cardiology

Henry Chubb, John M. Simpson*

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Z-scores are a means of expressing the deviation of a given measurement from the size or age specific population mean. By taking account of growth or age, Z-scores are an excellent means of charting serial measurements in paediatric cardiological practice. They can be applied to echocardiographic measurements, blood pressure and patient growth, and thus may assist in clinical decision-making.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)179-184
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Pediatric Cardiology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Blood pressure
  • cardio Z
  • echocardiography
  • paediatric cardiology
  • Z-score


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