Precipitated opiate abstinence in utero.

  title={Precipitated opiate abstinence in utero.},
  author={Jason G Umans and Hazel H. Szeto},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={151 4},
Following direct infusion of morphine (0.6 to 80.0 mg/hr) to the fetal lamb for 2 to 6 hours, naloxone administration precipitated a fetal abstinence syndrome consisting of desynchronization of electrocortical activity; increased total body movements, neck tone, and eye movements; continuous rapid, deep breathing movements; immediate bradycardia associated… CONTINUE READING