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In Utero Drug Exposure

Exposure of the fetus to drugs that are used by the pregnant mother. It may affect fetal growth and result in withdrawal symptoms in the term infant.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
  • J. Colby
  • Clinical biochemistry
  • 2017
  • Corpus ID: 21569467
OBJECTIVES Drug screening in neonates is traditionally performed using meconium, but cord tissue has been proposed as an… Expand
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2010
2010
Many ethanol dependent women also use other drugs of abuse that may affect pregnancy outcome and long-term child neurodevelopment… Expand
2009
2009
A validated method for quantifying methadone, 2-ethylidene-1,5-dimethyl-3,3-diphenylpyrrolidine, cocaine, benzoylecgonine, 6… Expand
Review
2007
Review
2007
Drug use by pregnant women has been extensively associated with adverse mental, physical, and psychological outcomes in their… Expand
2007
2007
National drug policy, medical practice and the child welfare system have not kept pace with scientific research that points to… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
Scientifically valid data on the safety of drug use during pregnancy are a significant public health need. Data are rarely… Expand
Review
2002
Review
2002
The social and economic impact of drug use on our global population continues to increase leaving no geographical, social or… Expand
1998
1998
Each year in the United States, around 5.5% (or 230,000) infants are born to mothers who used illicit drugs during pregnancy. The… Expand
1997
1997
A variety of neurological complications has been reported in infants exposed to cocaine during gestation. In the present study… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Effects of in utero drug exposure on pregnancy outcome, infant development, and preschool functioning are reviewed. Six possible… Expand