National Epidemic of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

National Epidemic of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

In this grand rounds presentation, Dina El-Metwally, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at University of Maryland School of Medicine, debates the expanding problem of illicit drug use and NAS nationwide. She discusses the drawbacks in NAS screening and scoring systems, as well as how to identify pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic intervention for patients.


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University of Maryland Medical Center - Physician Video Channel

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Dina E. El-Metwally, MD

Dina E. El-Metwally, MD

Dr. El-Metwally led the project of the new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Children's Hospital at University of Maryland Medical Center. The Drs. Rouben and Violet JiJi NICU is a 30 million-dollar, state of art and a cutting-edge ...

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