Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Lauren M. Jansson, Stephen W. Patrick

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This review examines the continuum of care of opioid-exposed infants, including the assessment of the neonate, diagnosis of neonatal abstinence syndrome, management of the syndrome including nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic care, approach to breastfeeding, pediatric follow-up care, and integration of care of the mother-infant dyad.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)353-367
Number of pages15
JournalPediatric clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2019


  • Maternal substance use disorder
  • Neonatal abstinence syndrome
  • Neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome
  • Substance-exposed infant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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