Epidemic of prescription opiate abuse and neonatal abstinence.

@article{Hayes2012EpidemicOP,
  title={Epidemic of prescription opiate abuse and neonatal abstinence.},
  author={Marie J. Hayes and Mark S. Brown},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2012},
  volume={307 18},
  pages={
          1974-5
        }
}
IN THIS ISSUE OF JAMA, PATRICK ET AL 1 DESCRIBE THE EFfects on newborn infants of the widespread availability of prescription opiate medications. These medications provide superior pain control for cancer and chronic pain, but have been overprescribed, diverted, and sold illegally, creating a new opiate addiction pathway and a public health burden for maternal and child health. Overdose mortality and dependence rates are highest among disadvantaged, young adults in rural areas (eg, Maine and… CONTINUE READING
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