TITLE

Cardiovascular safety of central nervous system stimulants in children and adolescents: population based cohort study

AUTHOR(S)
Winterstein, Almut G.; Gerhard, Tobias; Kubilis, Paul; Saidi, Arwa; Linden, Stephan; Crystal, Stephen; Zito, Julie; Shuster, Jonathan J.; Olfson, Mark
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;8/11/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7869, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on research which was carried out to determine the cardiovascular safety of central nervous system stimulants in children and adolescents. A population based retrospective cohort study design was used. The results revealed that treatment with stimulants does not increase the risk of cardiovascular events in children.
ACCESSION #
78440034

 

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