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The Moro Scale Score in Neonatal Narcotic Withdrawal

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Description:

The Moro Scale Score was developed to monitor infants born with narcotic withdrawal over time. Many newborns born with narcotic withdrawal show a variety of abnormalities, including a hyperactive Moro reaction. Even after the neonatal period the infants may show developmental differences from normal infants for several months.

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