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Guidelines for Testing and Reporting Drug Exposed Newborns in Washington State

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June 13, 2013

8.5x11 booklet.

The purpose of this 16-page document is to provide consistent guidance related to maternal and newborn screening and testing and reporting drug-exposed newborns to DSHS. These guidelines were developed in response to calls from hospital staff and hospital legal counsel about issues around reporting positive newborn toxicology screens and testing/consent issues.


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English


Above 9th grade



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Polly Taylor
Washington State Department of Health
Office of Healthy Communities
Phone: 360-236-3563