Epidemiology of pediatric surgical admissions in US children: data from the HCUP kids inpatient database.

@article{Tzong2012EpidemiologyOP,
  title={Epidemiology of pediatric surgical admissions in US children: data from the HCUP kids inpatient database.},
  author={Keane Y S Tzong and Sena Han and Arthur Roh and Caleb Ing},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgical anesthesiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={391-5}
}
BACKGROUND In vivo animal studies indicate that the developing brain is vulnerable to the neurotoxic effects of anesthetic agents. There is corresponding concern about the long-term neurological effects of early-in-life exposure in children at both the individual and population levels. Accurate national estimates of the number of children undergoing… CONTINUE READING