THE MORO REACTION: A SCORING SYSTEM FOR NEONATAL NARCOTIC WITHDRAWAL

@article{Chasnoff1984THEMR,
  title={THE MORO REACTION: A SCORING SYSTEM FOR NEONATAL NARCOTIC WITHDRAWAL},
  author={I. Chasnoff and W. Burns},
  journal={Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology},
  year={1984},
  volume={26}
}
  • I. Chasnoff, W. Burns
  • Published 1984
  • Art, Medicine
  • Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology
  • A Moro Scale was developed to evaluate the immediate and prolonged effects of neonatal addiction in two matched groups of infants, one delivered to women on low‐dose methadone maintenance, the other delivered to drug‐free mothers. The Moro reaction was elicited five times in succession in each infant and the most complete reactica was scored on a 20‐point scale. There were significant differences between the two groups in mean Moro scores at all ages, and in the duration of the Moro reaction… CONTINUE READING
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