Effect of drugs on the risk of injuries in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a prospective cohort study.

@article{Dalsgaard2015EffectOD,
  title={Effect of drugs on the risk of injuries in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a prospective cohort study.},
  author={S{\o}ren Dalsgaard and James F. Leckman and Preben Bo Mortensen and Helena Skyt Nielsen and Marianne B. Simonsen},
  journal={The lancet. Psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={2 8},
  pages={
          702-709
        }
}
BACKGROUND Injuries represent the largest disease burden and most common cause of death in children. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is associated with increased mortality, with accidents being the most common cause of death in ADHD. However, it is not known whether pharmacological treatment has any modifying effect on the risk of injuries in children and adolescents with ADHD. METHODS Using Danish national registers, we followed a cohort of 710 120 individuals, including 4557… CONTINUE READING
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