Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

@article{Williams2015FetalAS,
  title={Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders},
  author={J. F. Williams and V. Smith},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={136},
  pages={e1395 - e1406}
}
  • J. F. Williams, V. Smith
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Prenatal exposure to alcohol can damage the developing fetus and is the leading preventable cause of birth defects and intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities. In 1973, fetal alcohol syndrome was first described as a specific cluster of birth defects resulting from alcohol exposure in utero. Subsequently, research unequivocally revealed that prenatal alcohol exposure causes a broad range of adverse developmental effects. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is the general term that… CONTINUE READING

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