Increasing Incidence and Geographic Distribution of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: United States 2009-2012

@inproceedings{Patrick2015IncreasingIA,
  title={Increasing Incidence and Geographic Distribution of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: United States 2009-2012},
  author={Stephen W. Patrick and Matthew M. Davis and Christoph U. Lehman and William O. Cooper},
  booktitle={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2015}
}
Objective:Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a postnatal opioid withdrawal syndrome, increased threefold from 2000 to 2009. Since 2009, opioid pain reliever prescriptions and complications increased markedly throughout the United States. Understanding recent changes in NAS and its geographic variability would inform state and local governments in targeting public health responses.Study design:We utilized diagnostic and demographic data for hospital discharges from 2009 to 2012 from the Kids… CONTINUE READING

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Objective : Neonatal abstinence syndrome ( NAS ) , a postnatal opioid withdrawal syndrome , increased threefold from 2000 to 2009 .
Objective : Neonatal abstinence syndrome ( NAS ) , a postnatal opioid withdrawal syndrome , increased threefold from 2000 to 2009 .
Objective : Neonatal abstinence syndrome ( NAS ) , a postnatal opioid withdrawal syndrome , increased threefold from 2000 to 2009 .
Objective : Neonatal abstinence syndrome ( NAS ) , a postnatal opioid withdrawal syndrome , increased threefold from 2000 to 2009 .
Objective : Neonatal abstinence syndrome ( NAS ) , a postnatal opioid withdrawal syndrome , increased threefold from 2000 to 2009 .
Objective : Neonatal abstinence syndrome ( NAS ) , a postnatal opioid withdrawal syndrome , increased threefold from 2000 to 2009 .
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