Help Parents Understand the Warning About General Anesthesia Use in Kids

You'll hear about how general anesthesia may interfere with brain development in kids...due to a new FDA warning.

Some experts suggest that repeated or lengthy use of general anesthetics...propofol, midazolam, sevoflurane, etc...may cause neurotoxicity and lead to behavioral or learning problems later in life.

The concern is greatest for kids less than 3 years or during the third trimester of pregnancy...since this is when brain development peaks.

Get unlimited access through an Enterprise license

Hospital Pharmacist's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 300+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Not sold to individuals