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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2011, Article ID 935631, 5 pages
Review Article

Pharmacological Treatment of Neonatal Opiate Withdrawal: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

1Sydney Medical School-Nepean, The University of Sydney, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
2Perinatal Research Centre, UQ Centre for Clinical Research, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia

Received 8 September 2010; Revised 18 February 2011; Accepted 28 March 2011

Academic Editor: Chulathida Chomchai

Copyright © 2011 Anthony Liu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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