Simplification of the Finnegan Neonatal Abstinence Scoring System: retrospective study of two institutions in the USA

OBJECTIVE To develop a simplified Finnegan Neonatal Abstinence Scoring System (sFNAS) that will highly correlate with scores ≥8 and ≥12 in infants being assessed with the FNAS. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS This is a retrospective analysis involving 367 patients admitted to two level IV neonatal intensive care units with a total of 40 294 observations… CONTINUE READING