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Neonatal withdrawal syndrome: reaching epidemic proportions across the globe


  • Karel Allegaert Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Department of Development and Regeneration, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • John N van den Anker Division of Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology, Children's National Health System, Washington DC, USA Departments of Pediatrics, Integrative Systems Biology, Pharmacology and Physiology, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington DC, USA Intensive Care and Department of Pediatric Surgery, Erasmus MC—Sophia Children's Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Paediatric Pharmacology, University Children's Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Karel Allegaert, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital, Herestraat 49, Leuven 3000, Belgium; karel.allegaert{at}
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Allegaert K, van den Anker JN
Neonatal withdrawal syndrome: reaching epidemic proportions across the globe

Publication history

  • Received September 7, 2015
  • Revised September 19, 2015
  • Accepted September 26, 2015
  • First published October 19, 2015.
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December 14, 2015

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