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Buprenorphine and Naloxone Compared With Methadone Treatment in Pregnancy
OBJECTIVE: To compare neonatal abstinence syndrome prevalence and characteristics among neonates born to women prescribed buprenorphine and naloxone compared with methadone during pregnancy. METHODS:Expand
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Neonatal outcomes and their relationship to maternal buprenorphine dose during pregnancy.
BACKGROUND Buprenorphine pharmacotherapy for opioid-dependent pregnant women is associated with maternal and neonatal outcomes superior to untreated opioid dependence. However, the literature isExpand
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Psychometric assessment of the Neonatal Abstinence Scoring System and the MOTHER NAS Scale.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The present study examined the psychometric characteristics of the Neonatal Abstinence Scoring System (NASS; "Finnegan Scale") and the MOTHER NAS Scale (MNS). METHODSExpand
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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Management: A Review of Recent Evidence.
BACKGROUND The evaluation and management of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), the constellation of opioid withdrawal specific to newborns, have received renewed attention over the pastExpand
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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Presentation and Treatment Considerations
AbstractThis clinical case conference discusses the treatment of a pregnant woman with opioid use disorder in a comprehensive care program that includes buprenorphine pharmacotherapy. TheExpand
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Translating Clinical Guidelines Into Practice
Clinical practice guidelines are evidence-based recommendations with the potential to improve population health, yet they remain inconsistently utilized. In this commentary we discuss barriers andExpand
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Measurement of neonatal abstinence syndrome: Evaluation of short forms.
OBJECTIVES 1) How well do the short forms previously developed from the Maternal Opioid Treatment: Human Experimental Research (MOTHER) neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) scale (MNS) discriminateExpand
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Factors Associated With Refusal of Intramuscular Vitamin K in Normal Newborns
The frequency of IM vitamin K administration refusal in a national network of well newborn units in the United States was 0.6%. BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Refusal of intramuscular (IM) vitamin KExpand
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A Quality-Improvement Initiative to Reduce NICU Transfers for Neonates at Risk for Hypoglycemia
This is a quality-improvement project that decreased hypoglycemia and NICU transfers by using early SSC placement and early feeding for at-risk infants. BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: NeonatalExpand
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