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OBJECTIVE To examine the impact of a rooming-in program for infants at risk of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) on the need for pharmacologic treatment and length of hospitalization. STUDY DESIGN Our hospital implemented a rooming-in program for newborns at risk of NAS in June 2013. Previously, standard care was to admit these infants to the neonatal(More)
PROBLEM ADDRESSED Infants born to opioid-dependent women are admitted to intensive care units for management of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), serious morbidity, and prevention of mortality; however, the disadvantages of this approach include infants experiencing more severe NAS and exhibiting a greater need for pharmacotherapy owing to the(More)
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