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ADHD & heart screening tests?

If your child takes medication for ADHD, are regular electrocardiograms necessary? Well, it depends on whom you ask, apparently. The American Heart Association says yes, and the American Academy of Pediatrics says no.

For more details, visit today’s post on this topic on the “On Parenting” blog, written by Nancy Shute–it’s an excellent blog, by the way, one that I look forward to reading each week myself.

One Comment on “ADHD & heart screening tests?

  1. Katie, thanks so much for the shout-out!
    I’m hoping to find families who have dealt with this scary and difficult question to see how they’ve handled it. It’s even tougher when the docs disagree, as they do here.
    Working to figure it out, bit by bit, Nancy