TITLE

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

AUTHOR(S)
Koren, Gideon; Nulman, Irena; Chudley, Albert E.; Loocke, Christine
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/25/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 11, p1181
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the case of a woman who is admitted to hospital because of premature rupture of membranes at an estimated 34 weeks of gestation. List of the common cognitive and behavioural problems in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder; Criteria for fetal alcohol-related abnormalities; Information on counseling of pregnant women who are light drinkers; Markers of maternal drinking.
ACCESSION #
11399650

 

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