Drug-Exposed Infants: A Generation at Risk available in Paperback
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- DIANE Publishing Company
Deals with the problem of the growing number of infants born to mothers using drugs and the impact this is having on the nations health and welfare system. Assesses the extent of the problem; health effects and medical costs of infants born exposed to drugs compared with the costs of those who were not; impact of these births on the social welfare system; and availability of drug treatment and prenatal care to drug-addicted pregnant women. Bibliography. Charts and tables.