Children With ADHD Are 2.5x More Likely To Fracture a Bone

 ADHD in the News 2021-09-02

Fractures account for 25% of all injuries in children and is the most common reason for hospital admission, but the rate is higher in children with ADHD...Based on work by Brehaut et al it’s estimated that children with behavioural disorders have 1.5x increase in risk of injury however this is not specific to ADHD. Therefore a new systematic review aims to investigate the risk increase specifically for children with ADHD.