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What does NAS stand for?

NAS stands for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (narcotics withdrawal problems)

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By 2009, the estimated number of newborns with the syndrome was 13,539 -- or about one baby born each hour, according to the study that U-M researchers believe is the first to assess national trends in neonatal abstinence syndrome and mothers using opiate drugs.
In a randomized clinical trial comparing pregnancy outcomes among women seeking treatment for opioid dependence, infants exposed in utero to buprenorphine developed significantly less severe neonatal abstinence syndrome than did infants exposed in utero to methadone, said Hendree E.
Use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors during pregnancy is associated with neonatal abstinence syndrome and a slightly increased risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, according to results of two recently published studies.
Use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors during pregnancy is associated with neonatal abstinence syndrome and a slightly increased risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, according to results of two recently published studies.