Infant neurobehavior following prenatal exposure to methadone or buprenorphine: results from the neonatal intensive care unit network neurobehavioral scale.

@article{Jones2010InfantNF,
  title={Infant neurobehavior following prenatal exposure to methadone or buprenorphine: results from the neonatal intensive care unit network neurobehavioral scale.},
  author={Hendr{\'e}e E Jones and Kevin E. O'Grady and Rolley E. Johnson and Martha L. Velez and Lauren M. Jansson},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 13},
  pages={2244-57}
}
This study examined the neurobehavioral functioning of neonates prenatally exposed to methadone (n = 11) or buprenorphine (n = 10), who underwent the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale (NNNS) examinations on days 3, 5, 7, 10, and 14 post-delivery. Linear mixed model analyses revealed that NNNS scores of arousal and excitability showed significant differences between medications over time. Compared to neonates who did not require medication to treat neonatal abstinence… CONTINUE READING

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