Prevalence and epidemiologic characteristics of FASD from various research methods with an emphasis on recent in-school studies.

@article{May2009PrevalenceAE,
  title={Prevalence and epidemiologic characteristics of FASD from various research methods with an emphasis on recent in-school studies.},
  author={Philip May and J. Phillip Gossage and Wendy Kalberg and Luther Robinson and David Buckley and Melanie Manning and H Eugene Hoyme},
  journal={Developmental disabilities research reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          176-92
        }
}
Researching the epidemiology and estimating the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and other fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) for mainstream populations anywhere in the world has presented a challenge to researchers. Three major approaches have been used in the past: surveillance and record review systems, clinic-based studies, and active case ascertainment methods. The literature on each of these methods is reviewed citing the strengths, weaknesses, prevalence results, and other… CONTINUE READING
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