Substance Misuse in Pregnancy

Ilana B. Crome, Khaled M.K. Ismail, David Birnbach

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3 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationde Swiet's Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice
Subtitle of host publicationFifth Edition
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9781405148474
StatePublished - Jul 9 2010


  • Antenatal alcohol use - leading preventable cause of birth defects, growth restriction and neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Cocaine, snorted, injected intravenously or subcutaneously - smoked and inhaled as crack cocaine
  • Illicit substance misuse - a substantial problem
  • Intoxication and withdrawal symptoms
  • Model of integrated care - the North Staffordshire PDU service
  • Sbstance misuse in pregnancy
  • Substance misuse effect - on pregnancy and neonate
  • Substance" and "drug" - used interchangeably, "drug" used to cover illicit substances
  • Three reasons why substance misuse in pregnancy - is important
  • Vitamin B6 (thiamine) replacement - averting Wernicke-Korsakoff's syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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