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What is the best evidence based management of neonatal abstinence syndrome?
  1. N Nandakumar,
  2. V S Sankar
  1. Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Old Road, Bury, Lancashire BL9 7TD, UK;

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    Neonatal abstinence syndrome is a relatively common condition affecting neonates. This can make considerable impact on the limited cot space available in most neonatal units where there is no transitional care facility. Published reports and reviews in the last three decades have described the role of a number of pharmacological agents in the affected infant.1–3 Morphine has become the …

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