Identifying fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in primary care
- FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME (FAS) PRIMARY PREVENTION THROUGH FAS DIAGNOSIS: I. IDENTIFICATION OF HIGH-RISK BIRTH MOTHERS THROUGH THE DIAGNOSIS OF THEIR CHILDREN. Astley, Susan J.; Bailey, Diane; Talbot, Christina; Clarren, Sterling K. // Alcohol & Alcoholism;Sep2000, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p499
A 5-year, fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) primary prevention study was conducted in Washington State to: (1) assess the feasibility of using a FAS diagnostic and prevention clinic as a centre for identifying and targeting primary prevention intervention to high-risk women (namely women who had...
- Correction. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/6/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 1, p22
Presents a correction to the article "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder" that was previously published in the November 25, 2003 issue of the "Canadian Medical Association Journal."
- `An Argument That Goes Back to the Womb': The Demedicalization of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome,... Golden, Janet // Journal of Social History;Winter99, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p269
Deals with the demedicalization of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) in the United States (US). Risk ratio for FAS; Features of a child with FAS; Cost of FAS in the US; Definition of demedicalization and medicalization; Details of the discovery of the term fetal alcohol syndrome.
- Surveillance for fetal alcohol syndrome using multiple... // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/28/1997, Vol. 46 Issue 47, p1118
Presents a surveillance for fetal alcohol syndrome using multiple sources in Atlanta, Georgia from 1981 to 1989 with the data from the Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program and Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program as source. Causes of FAS; Prevalence...
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Their Persisting Sequelae in Adult Life. Spohr, Hans-Ludwig; Steinhausen, Hans-Christoph // Deutsches Aerzteblatt International;10/9/2008, Vol. 105 Issue 41, p1
The article discusses the fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and their persisting sequelae in adult life. It describes the different variants of FASD as a consequence of maternal alcohol abuse during pregnancy. According to the article, longitudinal studies reveal the disastrous...
- Clinical recognition of FAS. Aase, Jon M. // Alcohol Health & Research World;1994, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p5
Comments on some of the difficulties in detecting and diagnosing fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) in a specific patient. Clinical features of FAS; Growth abnormalities in children with FAS; Physical abnormalities; Intellectual and behavioral abnormalities; Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
- A long-term perspective of FAS. Streissguth, Ann P. // Alcohol Health & Research World;1994, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p74
Reports that few people in their adolescent or adult years are diagnosed as having fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). Some of the characteristics that FAS patients outgrow after puberty; Other handicaps that people with FAS may have in puberty and adulthood; Adolescent manifestations of FAS.
- Tracking the prevalence of FAS. Cordero, Jose F.; Floyd, R. Louise // Alcohol Health & Research World;1994, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p82
Discusses some of the problems encountered in tracking the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). The view that surveillance techniques need to be refined in order to evaluate the effectiveness of prevention efforts; Problems with diagnosing FAS.
- FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS: KNOWLEDGE AND SCREENING PRACTICES OF UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL MEDICAL STUDENTS AND RESIDENTS. Arnold, Kate; Burke, Megan; Decker, Ashley; Herzberg, Emily; Maher, Michael; Motz, Kevin; Nandu, Hari; O'Donnel, Luke; Pirmohamed, Altaf; Ybarra, Michael // Journal of Population Therapeutics & Clinical Pharmacology;2013, Vol. 20 Issue 1, pe18
Background Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is the leading cause of preventable intellectual disabilities in the United States and a significant public health issue. Objectives The purpose of this study is to evaluate the knowledge and screening practices of pre-clinical medical students...