• Opioid Addiction at Delivery Quadruples in Pregnant Women

    8 monthes ago - By Medscape

    The first state-based analysis of trends showed a significant increase between 1999 and 2014 in opioid use disorder in pregnant women at labor and delivery in all 28 states studied, according to the CDC.
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  • Opioid Use Disorder More Than Quadruples in Moms at Delivery

    8 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    First-ever multi-state analysis sees trends rise in all examined states
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  • Report: Jump in deliveries involving moms hooked on opioids

    8 monthes ago - By ABC News

    Health officials seeing jump in opioid-using pregnant women coming to hospitals
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  • CDC: Opioid use disorder rate quadruples among pregnant women

    8 monthes ago - By Healio

    The number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder at labor and delivery more than quadrupled from 1999 to 2014, according to data recently published in MMWR.
    CDC researchers analyzed data within the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project National Inpatient Sample. They found that for every 1,000 delivery hospitalizations:
    “These findings illustrate the devastating impact of the opioid epidemic on families across the U.S., including on the very youngest,” CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, MD, said in a press release. “Untreated
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