Dawn Plante

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether methadone maintenance alters intrapartum or postpartum pain or medication requirements. METHODS Sixty-eight patients treated with methadone for opiate dependence during pregnancy (vaginal n=35; cesarean n=33) were matched retrospectively to control women. Analgesic medication and pain scores (0-10) were extracted from the(More)
BACKGROUND The goal of this study was to determine whether improved access to medication assisted therapy in the general population, with improved coordination of ancillary services for pregnant women, improved perinatal outcomes in a nonurban area. METHODS The cohort of women treated for opioid dependence during pregnancy with medication-assisted therapy(More)
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