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Comment & Response
May 25, 2021

US Hospital Data About Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Maternal Opioid-Related Diagnoses

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Vermont, Burlington
  • 2Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington
JAMA. 2021;325(20):2119-2120. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.4510

To the Editor The recent article describing neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and maternal opioid-related diagnoses (MOD) from 2010 to 2017 provided interesting information.1 As obstetric and neonatal care practitioners at the only academic medical center in Vermont, we would like to highlight the findings in our state and discuss the interpretation of discharge data in this study.