Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 3rd, 2006
"The health care use patterns, suspected maltreatment, and growth trajectories of siblings of infants with prenatal drug exposure were examined. Ninety-three siblings of drug-exposed infants were matched with patients from the same primary care clinic," scientists writing in the journal Applied Nursing Research report.
"The case patients were found to have significantly fewer health care contacts, more deficient immunizations, and more reports of suspected child maltreatment," said Christina M. Bertsch and colleagues at the University of...
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