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Profile of infants born to drug-using mothers: A state-wide audit

Mohamed, Abdel-Latif; Oei, Ju Lee; Craig, Fiona; Lui, Kei


Aim:s: To ascertain the characteristics and short-term outcomes of infants born to illicit drug-using mothers in public hospitals in the state of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory during 2004. Methods: Patients were identified retrospectively by hospital records searches using ICD-10 morbidity codes and records of local Drug and Alcohol Services. Records were reviewed on site. All public hospitals (n= 101) with obstetric services were included. Results: A total of 879 (1.4%,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2012.02471.x


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