TITLE

SCREENING AND BRIEF INTERVENTION IN PRENATAL CARE SETTINGS

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Alcohol Research & Health;2004/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents an abstract of the paper "Screening and Brief Intervention in Prenatal Care Settings," by Grace Chang, published in the June 2004 issue of the journal "Alcohol Research & Health." Although research has proven that drinking alcohol during pregnancy can be harmful to the fetus, some pregnant women continue to drink. No universally safe level of prenatal alcohol use has been determined. Thus, it is important for clinicians to be able to identify which women are drinking or might be likely to drink during pregnancy to help them modify their alcohol use. Chang describes a screening instrument shown to be effective for identifying a range of alcohol use with this population.
ACCESSION #
18894537

 

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