Autism Spectrum Disorder Management Practices and Level of Knowledge Among General Pediatricians

  title={Autism Spectrum Disorder Management Practices and Level of Knowledge Among General Pediatricians},
  author={Ayşe Aysima {\"O}zçelik and Ş. Soysal and E. Arhan and E. Demir and K. G{\"u}c{\"u}yener and A. Serdaroğlu},
  journal={Gazi Medical Journal},
Objectives: Early diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is challenging and may be delayed up to preschool years since there is no pathognomonic sign or laboratory test to detect the illness. For early diagnosis and treatment, pediatricians  should be aware of the psychological disorders and medical issues that children withASD encounter.  Pediatricians play  an important role in the early recognition of ASD, because they are usually the first point of contact for children with ASD… Expand
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