ERIC Number: ED178221
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Drug Dependence in Pregnancy: Clinical Management of Mother and Child. Services Research Reports and Monograph Series.
Finnegan, Loretta P., Ed.
This resouce manual compiles research findings concerning treatment of pregnant addicts. Major topics covered are: (1) prevalence and classification of psychotropic drug use; (2) pharmacologic effects on mother and infant; (3) clinical management during pregnancy; (4) management of labor, delivery, and the immediate post-partum period; (5) management of the newborn; and (6) continuing care of mother and infant. Included in the appendix is a Neonatal Abstinence Scoring System for use in monitoring the passively addicted infant in an objective and comprehensive way. (Author/SS)
Descriptors: Birth, Clinical Diagnosis, Drug Addiction, Literature Reviews, Medical Services, Mothers, Neonates, Physician Patient Relationship, Pregnancy, Rating Scales
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 017-024-00799-4, $2.50)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Wayne County Dept. of Substance Abuse Services, Detroit, MI.