Pediatric Pearls: Caring for Infants With Intrauterine Opioid Exposure
The mother of a 28-month-old girl with a history of intrauterine opioid exposure brings the infant in with concerns of a low fever. While examining the patient's records, you realize that the infant has not been had a well visit in over a year.
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Jordan N. Watson, MD, FAAP, is clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a general pediatrician and the medical director of the Dermatology Access Clinic in the Division of General Pediatrics at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware.