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Articles by Lisa Clark, DNP, RN, CPNP-AC/PC

Identifying and Assessing the Substance-Exposed Infant

Clark, Lisa; Rohan, Annie

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 40(2):87-95, March/April 2015.

As the rate of opioid prescription grows, so does fetal exposure to opioids during pregnancy. The authors review the latest evidence about Neonatal Withdrawal Syndrome (NWS) and adaptation difficulties after birth.