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Adult Specialties |January 2018

Addressing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

With the rise in opioid abuse, an increasing number of infants are born with neonatal abstinence syndrome. M Health specialists provide insight into the latest care approaches for these patients and their mothers.

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Adult Specialties

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January 2018

Medication-Assisted Therapy for Opioid Use Disorder Not Predictive of NAS Risk

A pregnant patient diagnosed with opioid use disorder is administered medication-assisted therapy. The infant upon delivery requires further monitoring, however, demonstrates no signs of neonatal abstinence syndrome.

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Pediatric Care

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December 2017

Tailored Follow-Up Care Helps Pediatric Cancer Survivor Stem Health Risks

A childhood cancer survivor finds herself facing later health effects, including a heart valve condition and carcinomas. Long-term follow-up care helps her address care needs and maintain her health.

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Heart Care

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November 2017

Left Ventricular Assist Device Gives Patient Time to Receive a New Heart

A patient with heart failure and complex, co-occurring conditions enters a clinical trial and receives an LVAD as a bridge to further therapy. At 2 years post-treatments, he is free of heart-failure symptoms.

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Cancer Care

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October 2017

Therapy with Nivolumab Induces Remission in Advanced Urothelial Cancer Case

After a patient’s cancer progresses on various treatments, he opts for a clinical trial immunotherapy. At 3 months of therapy, he experiences a near complete radiographic response and resolution of pain.

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