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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Has Grown in the Past 12 Years

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) has quintupled in the past 12 years, according to a recent review article in the New England Journal of Medicine. The authors emphasized that care for NAS should be multidisciplinary, collaborative, and nonjudgmental so that care of the newborn does not occur in isolation from the mother. The authors also noted that more research about prevention and management of NAS is needed. Click here to read more.

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