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  • Print publication year: 2011
  • Online publication date: December 2011

Chapter 1 - Substance abuse in pregnancy

Further reading

BriggsG G, FreemanR K & YaffeS J. Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation, 8th edn. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2008.
HughesS C & KessinC. Anesthesia and the drug-addicted mother. In HughesS C, LevinsonG, RosenM A eds. Shnider and Levinson’s Anesthesia for Obstetrics, 4th edn. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2002; pp. 599–612.
LeffertL R.Substance abuse. In ChestnutD H, PolleyL H, TsenL C & WongC A eds. Chestnut’s Obstetric Anesthesia Principles and Practice, 4th edn. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier, 2009; pp. 1125–47.
StoeltingR K & DierdorfS F.Psychiatric diseases and substance abuse. In StoeltingR K & DierdorfS F eds. Anesthesia and Coexisting Disease, 4th edn. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingston, 2002; pp. 629–54.


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