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Guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics on Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
Date: January 26, 2021 | Length: 55:46
Dr. Stephen Patrick, a national expert on maternal opioid use on infants, provides current information on the crisis; implications for the mother/infant dyad; and an overview of American Academy of Pediatrics’ revised guidance on neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS)—which provides recommendations for management of infants with opioid exposure including clinical presentation, assessment, treatment, and discharge planning.
- Stephen Patrick, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., Director, Center for Child Health Policy; Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy; Division of Neonatology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Topic(s): Infants, Families Affected by Opioids
Section: Related Online Training, Videos, and Webinars