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New South Wales Department of Health. (2006) National clinical guidelines for the management of drug use during pregnancy, birth and the early development years of the newborn. Sydney: New South Wales Department of Health.

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These nationally agreed clinical guidelines are intended to support a range of health care workers who care for women with drug and alcohol use issues, and their infants and families. They have been developed through a process based on evidence reviews and expert consensus. The drugs covered include: opioids, alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, amphetamines, cocaine, benzodiazepines, inhalants.

Other topics covered are: breastfeeding, vertical transmission of blood-borne viruses, psychosocial aspects, obstetric implications, pain management in labour and early childhood development. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues are also addressed.


Date:2006
Call No:EE20.4.2, MP18, VK
Pages:x ,101
Publisher:New South Wales Department of Health
Corporate Creators:New South Wales Department of Health
Place of Publication:Sydney
ISBN:0 7347 3890 0
Keywords:AOD use, Australia, birth, breast feeding, clinical guide, harm reduction, infant, mother, postnatal care, pregnancy, prenatal care, risk management
Notes:Includes appendices, bibliographcial references and a glossary.
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Accession Number:HRB 3795 (Available)
Subjects:T Demographic characteristics > Mother
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Pregnancy
T Demographic characteristics > Child of person who uses substances
T Demographic characteristics > Pregnant woman
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Developmental disorder
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Treatment factors
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour

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