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Pediatr Clin North Am. 2019 Apr;66(2):353-367. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2018.12.006.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

Author information

1
The Center for Addiction and Pregnancy, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, D4E, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA. Electronic address: ljansson@jhmi.edu.
2
Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 1200, Nashville, TN 37027, USA.

Abstract

This review examines the continuum of care of opioid-exposed infants, including the assessment of the neonate, diagnosis of neonatal abstinence syndrome, management of the syndrome including nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic care, approach to breastfeeding, pediatric follow-up care, and integration of care of the mother-infant dyad.

KEYWORDS:

Maternal substance use disorder; Neonatal abstinence syndrome; Neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome; Substance-exposed infant

PMID:
30819342
DOI:
10.1016/j.pcl.2018.12.006
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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