Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: Canadian guidelines for diagnosis
- 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...
- 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.
- Identifying fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in primary care. Loock, Christine; Conry, Julianne; Cook, Jocelynn L.; Chudley, Albert E.; Rosales, Ted // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p628
Presents guidelines for diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in primary care. Information on FASD; Rationale for early diagnosis; Diagnostic process for FASD.
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. NAYAK, RAGHAVENDRA BHEEMAPPA; MURTHY, PRATIMA // Indian Pediatrics;Dec2008, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p977
Background: Maternal alcohol use during pregnancy leads to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in their children. FASD is characterized by typical facial features, growth retardation, intellectual dysfunction and behavioral problems. Justification: Alcohol is neurotoxic to the brain during...
- Sensory processing and ADHD in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Abele-Webster, Lynne A.; Magill-Evans, Joyce E.; Pei, Jacqueline R. // Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy;Feb2012, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p60
Background. Sensory processing problems are prevalent in children who have fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. It is unclear to what degree these problems are distinct from attention deficits as measured during the diagnostic process in these children. Purpose. To understand sensory processing in...