Fetal alcohol syndrome: knowledge and attitudes of family medicine clerkship and residency directors.

@article{Zoorob2010FetalAS,
  title={Fetal alcohol syndrome: knowledge and attitudes of family medicine clerkship and residency directors.},
  author={Roger J. Zoorob and Muktar H Aliyu and Carmela Hayes},
  journal={Alcohol},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={
          379-85
        }
}
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are the leading preventable causes of developmental disabilities with serious permanent consequences. Regardless of the increased awareness of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), 13% of women in the United States drink alcohol during pregnancy. Health care professionals do not routinely assess the frequency and quantity of alcohol use by their patients. This study examined the knowledge, skills, and practices of family medicine residency and clerkship directors… CONTINUE READING
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