Early childhood general anesthesia and risk of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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‘Early childhood general anesthesia and risk of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder’

Paper from the JCPP

The relationship between early childhood exposure to general anesthesia (GA) and the risk of developing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is still uncertain and previous studies have presented conflicting results. This population-based cohort study aimed to investigate the potential relationship between GA exposure and ADHD risk using propensity score matching (PSM) in a large sample size.

Authors: Mingyang Sun, Wan-Ming Chen, Saihao Fu, Szu-Yuan Wu, Jiaqiang Zhang

First published: 03 August 2023


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