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The Effects of Early Exposure to Anesthesia on the Developing Brain: Response to the FDA Drug Safety Communication on the Potential for Neurotoxicity

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Paul Hickey

Anesthesiologist-in-Chief

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Quick Concepts are short videos that describe a key physiological or theoretical concept, or demonstrate a brief procedure.

In this video, Dr. Paul Hickey responds to the recent FDA Drug Safety Communication on the potential for neurotoxicity leading to mild brain injury when anesthesia and sedation drugs are administered to children. 

For an in-depth discussion of this topic, please watch "The Effects of Early Exposure to Anesthesia on the Developing Brain"

Initial Publication: December 13, 2017

Topics: Anesthesiology Critical Care Neurology

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