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Improving Recognition and Reporting of Adverse Drug Reactions in the NICU: A Quality Improvement Project.

Cammack B, Oschman A, Lewis T.

Pediatr Qual Saf. 2019 Aug 30;4(5):e203. doi: 10.1097/pq9.0000000000000203.


Long-term mortality in mothers of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome: A population-based parallel-cohort study in England and Ontario, Canada.

Guttmann A, Blackburn R, Amartey A, Zhou L, Wijlaars L, Saunders N, et al. (2019) 

PLoS Med 16(11): e1002974. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002974


Clinical Decision Support to Improve Dosing Weight Use in Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

Bertoni CB, Prusakov P, Merandi J, Bartman T.

Pediatr Qual Saf. 2019 Jun 28;4(4):e184. doi: 10.1097/pq9.0000000000000184. 


Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome due to Crystal Methamphetamine: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines [Internet].

Wells C, Loshak H.

Ottawa (ON): Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health; 2019 Jun 7. PMID: 31525001


Salivary cortisol levels relate to cognitive performance in children prenatally exposed to methadone or buprenorphine.

Konijnenberg C, Melinder A.

Dev Psychobiol. 2019 Sep 28. doi: 10.1002/dev.21921.



Association of Punitive and Reporting State Policies Related to Substance Use in Pregnancy With Rates of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

Faherty LJ, Kranz AM, Russell-Fritch J, Patrick SW, Cantor J, Stein BD. 

JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(11):e1914078. doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.14078


The evaluation of lymphopenia in infants exposed to opioids in-utero.

Romanos-Sirakis E, Zureikat-Obeid R, Chein T, Demissie S.

J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2019 Oct 8. doi: 10.3233/NPM-190279. 



A state-level study of opioid use disorder treatment access and neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Wolf ER, Tong ST, Sabo RT, Woolf SH, Abbinanti K, Pecsok J, Krist AH.

BMC Pediatr. 2019 Oct 23;19(1):371. doi: 10.1186/s12887-019-1718-x.


Prenatal methamphetamine exposure is associated with reduced subcortical volumes in neonates.

Warton FL, Meintjes EM, Warton CMR, Molteno CD, Lindinger NM, Carter RC, Zöllei L, Wintermark P, Jacobson JL, van der Kouwe A, Jacobson SW.

Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2018 Jan - Feb;65:51-59. doi: 10.1016/j.ntt.2017.10.005. 


Long-term effects of prenatal drug exposure on the neural correlates of memory at encoding and retrieval.

Geng F, Salmeron BJ, Ross TJ, Black MM, Riggins T.

Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2018 Jan - Feb;65:70-77. doi: 10.1016/j.ntt.2017.10.008. 


A state-level study of opioid use disorder treatment access and neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Wolf ER, Tong ST, Sabo RT, Woolf SH, Abbinanti K, Pecsok J, Krist AH.

BMC Pediatr. 2019 Oct 23;19(1):371. doi: 10.1186/s12887-019-1718-x.


Methadone versus morphine treatment outcomes in neonatal abstinence syndrome: A meta-analysis.

Xiao F, Yan K, Zhou W.

J Paediatr Child Health. 2019 Sep 3. doi: 10.1111/jpc.14609.



State Strategies to Address Opioid Use Disorder Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Infants Prenatally Exposed to Substances, Including Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

Kroelinger CD, Rice ME, Cox S, et al. 

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2019;68:777–783. DOI: doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6836a1



Ernst KD, Makkar A.

J Okla State Med Assoc. 2018 Oct;111(8):768-774. PMID: 31354174


Successful Implementation of the Eat Sleep Console Model of Care for Infants With NAS in a Community Hospital.

Dodds D, Koch K, Buitrago-Mogollon T, Horstmann S.

Hosp Pediatr. 2019 Aug;9(8):632-638. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2019-0086. 



Postpartum Nurses' Experience Caring for Infants With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

Loyal J, Nguyen VN, Picagli D, Petrucelli A, O'Mara E, Grossman MR, Colson E.

Hosp Pediatr. 2019 Aug;9(8):601-607. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2019-0087.



Maternal prepregnancy surgery and risk of neonatal abstinence syndrome in future newborns: a longitudinal cohort study.

Auger N, Low N, Carrier FM, Ayoub A, Luu TM.

CMAJ. 2019 Jul 15;191(28):E779-E786. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.181519.


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Associated Neonatal and Maternal Mortality and Morbidity.

Lisonkova S, Richter LL, Ting J, Muraca GM, Wen Q, Mehrabadi A, Mitchell-Foster S, Oviedo-Joekes E, Lyons J.

Pediatrics. 2019 Aug;144(2). pii: e20183664. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-3664. 



Cognitive and Motor Outcomes of Children With Prenatal Opioid Exposure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Yeoh SL, Eastwood J, Wright IM, Morton R, Melhuish E, Ward M, Oei JL.

JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jul 3;2(7):e197025. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.7025.


Reduction in Length of Stay and Morphine Use for NAS With the "Eat, Sleep, Console" Method.

Blount T, Painter A, Freeman E, Grossman M, Sutton AG.

Hosp Pediatr. 2019 Aug;9(8):615-623. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2018-0238. 



Novel case of maternal and neonatal kratom dependence and withdrawal.

Mackay L, Abrahams R.

Can Fam Physician. 2018 Feb;64(2):121-122.


Comparative effectiveness of opioid replacement agents for neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Lee JJ, Chen J, Eisler L, Li G, Davis JM, Sun LS.

J Perinatol. 2019 Jul 17. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0437-3. 


Opioids Affect the Fetal Brain: Reframing the Detoxification Debate.

Caritis SN, Panigrahy A.

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Jul 16. pii: S0002-9378(19)30906-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.07.022.



Low-dose versus high-dose methadone for the management of neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Miller JL, Ernst K, Neely SB, Stephens K, Barker P, Skrepnek GH, Johnson PN.

J Opioid Manag. 2019 Mar/Apr;15(2):159-167. doi: 10.5055/jom.2019.049



Maternal prepregnancy surgery and risk of neonatal abstinence syndrome in future newborns: a longitudinal cohort study

Nathalie Auger, Nancy Low, François M. Carrier, Aimina Ayoub, Thuy Mai Luu

CMAJ Jul 2019, 191 (28) E779-E786; DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.181519 


USA/Kanada. Opiatepidemie steigert Zahl der neonatalen Abstinenzsyndrome in Nordamerika

Montreal – Die großzügige Verschreibung von Opioiden zur postoperativen Schmerzbehandlung gilt als wichtige Ursache der derzeitigen Opioidepidemie in Nordamerika. Eine Folge ist laut einer Studie im Canadian Medical Association Journal (2019; doi: 10.1503/cmaj.181519) eine Zunahme von Geburten mit einem neonatalen Abstinenzsyndrom. (aerzteblatt.de, 16.07.2019)


Morphine biotransformation genes and neonatal clinical factors predicted behaviour problems in very preterm children at 18 months.

Chau CMY, Ross CJD, Chau V, Synnes AR, Miller SP, Carleton B, Grunau RE.

EBioMedicine. 2019 Feb;40:655-662. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.01.042.


Treating women with opioid use disorder during pregnancy in Appalachia: Initial neonatal outcomes following buprenorphine + naloxone exposure.

Nguyen L, Lander LR, O'Grady KE, Marshalek PJ, Schmidt A, Kelly AK, Jones HE.

Am J Addict. 2018 Mar;27(2):92-96. doi: 10.1111/ajad.12687. 


Impact of prenatal exposure to benzodiazepines and z-hypnotics on behavioral problems at 5 years of age: A study from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study.

Sundbakk LM, Wood M, Gran JM, Nordeng H (2019) 

PLoS ONE 14(6): e0217830. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217830


Parent's experiences of their child's withdrawal syndrome: a driver for reciprocal nurse-parent partnership in withdrawal assessment.

Craske J, Carter B, Jarman I, Tume L.

Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2019 Feb;50:71-78. doi: 10.1016/j.iccn.2018.09.001.