A Comparison between APGAR Scores and Birth Weight in Infants of Addicted and Non-Addicted Mothers

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BACKGROUND Addiction in pregnant women causes complications such as abortion, asphyxia and cerebral and physical problems. APGAR score assesses vital signs and birth weight and represents the physical and brain growth of newborns. In this study, the effects of opium addiction in mothers on birth weight and APGAR scores of neonates were discussed. METHODS… (More)

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@inproceedings{Rahi2011ACB, title={A Comparison between APGAR Scores and Birth Weight in Infants of Addicted and Non-Addicted Mothers}, author={Esmat Rahi and Mohammad Reza Baneshi and Ehsan Mirkamandar and Saiedeh Haji Maghsoudi and A. A. Rastegari}, booktitle={Addiction & health}, year={2011} }