fetal alcohol syndrome

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a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy


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Diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: A validity study of the fetal alcohol syndrome checklist.
This article tracks the changing concepts and refinements in diagnoses that have occurred since the first description of FAS in 1973; next, it highlights some of the research advances made in recent years in diagnosing the effects of fetal alcohol exposure, elucidating the mechanisms through which alcohol exerts its detrimental effects, preventing prenatal alcohol exposure, and developing treatments for affected individuals.
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most severe form of a broad range of structural anomalies and neurocognitive and behavioural disabilities, known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), resulting from the exposure of the developing fetus to alcohol.
The charity's call marked the 11th International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day.
Characteristics of mothers who have children with fetal alcohol syndrome or some characteristics of fetal alcohol syndrome.
Our FAScinating Journey addresses the challenges that a child and their family faces when they are diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
These disabilities include a continuum of disorders known as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs).
Surgeon General released an advisory on alcohol use during pregnancy warning that pregnant women and women who may become pregnant to abstain from consuming alcohol during pregnancy in order to eliminate the risk of having a child with fetal alcohol syndrome or other disorders caused by prenatal alcohol exposure (Office of the Surgeon General, 2005).
Berry, the daughter, diagnosed with fetal alcohol syndrome and unable to function in normal school, is to be sent to Lansing for special education.
Prince Albert FAS Task Force, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Project Coordinator, Prince Albert.
And finally Benny, 15, an African-American boy who weighed 2 pounds at birth and suffered from fetal alcohol syndrome.
SAN DIEGO -- Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders receive a wide variety of psychiatric diagnoses and medications, Julia Murray, M.
The National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome UK called for advice for mothers-to-be about the dangers to be printed on bottles of wine, beer, spirits and alcopops.
Imbibing substantial amounts of alcohol during pregnancy can cause fetal alcohol syndrome, a condition characterized by birth defects ranging from abnormal facial features to severe neurological defects.
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