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Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Use in Childbearing Families (2008)
Provides an overview of the extent and impact of tobacco, alcohol and other drug use by pregnant women in the United States and gives nurses evidence-based strategies to support families dealing with these issues. Presents current knowledge about the effects of commonly used substances on maternal and child health. Describes major nursing strategies for assessment, intervention and referral of pregnant women and newborns. Discusses social and ethical issues that complicate the care of these families. 5.3 contact hours will be awarded for this activity unil 12/31/2015. CNE credit may be extended past this date following content review and/or update. Visit marchofdimes.com/nursing for up-to-date information on CNE activities.