Non-pharmacologic interventions for the treatment of neonatal abstinence syndrome
Connie M. Teal, DNP, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, Ohio, USA
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Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a significant, growing problem. Non-pharmacological care for infants experiencing withdrawal is not well studied in the literature. A prospective quality improvement project was conducted utilizing a non-pharmacologic intervention bundle, with pre-implementation and post-implementation phases. Results showed that non-pharmacologic interventions were helpful in decreasing pharmacologic treatment.
Leadership Connection 2018: Transformative Nursing Leadership, September 15-18, 2018. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
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|Keywords||Neonatal Intensive Care Unit;
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome;
|Name||Leadership Connection 2018|
|Host||Sigma Theta Tau International|
|Location||Indianapolis, Indiana, USA|
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