Knoxville NICU uses new protocol for addicted newborns

08/12/2011 | WVLT-TV (Knoxville, Tenn.)

The NICU at Children's Hospital in Knoxville, Tenn., uses protocols from the Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Project to treat newborns suffering from drug addiction withdrawal symptoms, which can occur within hours of birth. Babies had been treated with methadone until they were stable and then sent home, but now physicians wean them with morphine, which is faster and can shorten hospital stays.

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