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IHS and AAP Release Clinical Recommendations to Improve Care of American Indian, Alaska Native Women and Infants Impacted by Prenatal Opioid Exposure

Source
Indian Health Service
Date
Dec 5, 2019
Summary
The Indian Health Service (HIS) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Native American Child Health released recommendations on neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) for tribal healthcare facilities. The recommendations aim to provide a standard of care and improve the outcomes of infants at risk of NOWS.
Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Children and youth · Illicit drug use · Prenatal care and obstetrics · Substance abuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention