- Can methadone concentrations predict the severity of withdrawal in infants at risk of neonatal abstinence syndrome?C A Kuschel
National Women s Hospital, Private Bag 92 189, Auckland, New Zealand
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F390-3. 2004..To assess the usefulness of cord and serum methadone concentrations at 2 days of age in predicting the severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in infants whose mothers received methadone during pregnancy...
- Who's got what? A benchmarking exercise for tertiary neonatal unitsC A Kuschel
Newborn Services, National Women s Health, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
J Paediatr Child Health 41:635-9. 2005..Background: Many current NNU in Australia and New Zealand are planning new or redesigning existing facilities. There are no adequate local standards for NNU design available which reflect changing neonatal practices...
- Managing drug withdrawal in the newborn infantCarl Kuschel
Auckland District Health Board, Private Bag 92 024, Auckland, New Zealand
Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 12:127-33. 2007..Supportive care of the infant should include assessment of the adequacy of feeding, evaluation of social circumstances (particularly child protection issues) and surveillance for transmission of viral infection...