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Aging and Down Syndrome

Adults with Down syndrome are now reaching old age on a regular basis and are commonly living into their 50s, 60s and 70s.

Anesthesia and Down Syndrome

by Dr. James Hunt

Note from ADSA: ADSA Board Member, Dr. James Hunt wrote this article currently found on NDSS website. Helpful for anyone concerned about anesthesia for their loved one with Down syndrome.

Complications of anesthesia (sedation during surgery) occur in all patient populations, including those with Down syndrome.

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Clinical Report – Health Supervision for Children With Down Syndrome

Read this helpful article from the American Academy of Pediatrics

“This clinical report is designed to assist the pediatrician in caring for the child, adolescent, and family in whom a diagnosis of Down syndrome has been confirmed by chromosome analysis or suspected by prenatal screening.”

Click here to read the full text of the article at the AAP website

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