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National clinical guidelines for the management of drug use during pregnancy, birth and the early development years of the newborn.

Creator:

New South Wales Department of Health

Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland
Description:

These nationally agreed clinical guidelines are intended to support a range of health care workers who care for women with drug and alcohol use issues, and their infants and families. They have been developed through a process based on evidence reviews and expert consensus. The drugs covered include: opioids, alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, amphetamines, cocaine, benzodiazepines, inhalants. Other topics covered are: breastfeeding, vertical transmission of blood-borne viruses, psychosocial aspects, obstetric implications, pain management in labour and early childhood development. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues are also addressed.

Date:

01/01/2006

Rights: Public
Suggested citation:

New South Wales Department of Health. (2006) National clinical guidelines for the management of drug use during pregnancy, birth and the early development years of the newborn. [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/66470 [Accessed: 24th June 2019].

  

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Contributor:

National Drugs Library
 
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