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While pregnant women in treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) face considerable challenges, common material hardships- food insecurity and housing instability, known to negatively impact maternal-child health, have been inadequately researched within this population. This study describes food/housing hardships and evaluates associations with key psychosocial factors.
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Name: Addictive behaviors
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is transmitted primarily through parenteral exposures to infectious blood or body fluids that contain blood (e.g., via injection drug use, needle stick injuries) (1). In the la...
Opioid use greatly increases the risk of overdose death, as well as contracting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis. Opioid agonist treatment is recommended for pregnant women who are dep...
Perinatal opioid use disorder (OUD) is a life-threatening condition that significantly impacts women in rural areas. Medication assisted treatment (MAT) is the recommended treatment but can be difficu...
The health impact of opioid use disorder on women and infant health alongside persistent rates of unintended pregnancy calls for better targeted reproductive healthcare for all women, especially those...
Recent data suggest a significant increase in use of opioids among pregnant women. In the United States, reported rates of neonatal abstinence syndrome increased from 1.5 per 1,000 to 6.0 per 1,000 li...
This study will compare medically-supervised withdrawal (MSW, 'detoxification') to opioid agonist treatment (OAT, 'maintenance') with buprenorphine for pregnant women with opioid use disor...
The US opioid epidemic continues to result in serious health consequences for pregnant and postpartum women. In the US from 2007 to 2012, an average of 21,000 pregnant women each year repo...
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of treating opioid use disorder (OUD) in pregnant women with extended-release buprenorphine (BUP-XR), compared to sublingual b...
The overall goal of this project is to collect preliminary data on psychosocial measures and behavioral performance comparing individuals with Opioid Use Disorder, Cocaine Use Disorder, du...
Pregnant women with a history of opioid use disorder, chronic opioid use or those who are on medication assisted treatment will be randomly assigned to receive either a sub-fascial continu...
Human females who are pregnant, as cultural, psychological, or sociological entities.
Any drug treatment modality designed to inhibit UTERINE CONTRACTION. It is used in pregnant women to arrest PREMATURE LABOR.
A synthetic opioid that is used as the hydrochloride. It is an opioid analgesic that is primarily a mu-opioid agonist. It has actions and uses similar to those of MORPHINE. It also has a depressant action on the cough center and may be given to control intractable cough associated with terminal lung cancer. Methadone is also used as part of the treatment of dependence on opioid drugs, although prolonged use of methadone itself may result in dependence. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1082-3)
A pregnane found in the urine of pregnant women and sows. It has anesthetic, hypnotic, and sedative properties.
Training for pregnant women and parents-to-be to prepare for CHILDBIRTH; CHILD CARE; and parenthood.
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Fertility Menopause Obstetrics & Gynaecology Osteoporosis Women's Health Obstetrics and gynaecology comprises the care of the pregnant woman, her unborn child and the management of diseases specific to women. Most consultant...
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Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...