Author(s): Rappaport BA, Suresh S, Hertz S, Evers AS, Orser BA
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Abstract Some anesthetics and sedatives have been shown to cause neurotoxic effects in laboratory animals. The FDA collaboration SmartTots recommends undertaking large-scale clinical studies and avoiding nonurgent surgical procedures requiring anesthesia in children younger than 3 years of age.
This article was published in N Engl J Med
and referenced in Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health