PEDIATRICS Vol. 100 No. 1 July 1997, pp. 79-83
*Mortality Within the First 2 Years in Infants Exposed to Cocaine, Opiate,
or Cannabinoid During Gestation *
Received Jul 26, 1996; accepted Nov 14, 1996.
*Enrique M. Ostrea Jr**, *Anthony R. Ostrea**, *and* *Pippa M. Simpson* From
the * Department of Pediatrics, Hutzel Hospital, Children’s Hospital of
Michigan and Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
*Objective.* To determine the mortality rate, during the first 2 years of
life, in infants who were exposed to cocaine, opiate, orcannabinoidduring