Pediatricians' knowledge, training, and experience in the care of children with fetal alcohol syndrome.
|Title||Pediatricians' knowledge, training, and experience in the care of children with fetal alcohol syndrome.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2006|
|Authors||Gahagan, S, Sharpe TT, Brimacombe M, Fry-Johnson Y, Levine R, Mengel M, O'Connor M, Paley B, Adubato S, Brenneman G|
|Date Published||2006 Sep|
|Keywords||Female, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Health Care Surveys, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Humans, Infant, Newborn, Pediatrics, Physician's Practice Patterns, Pregnancy, Societies, Medical|
Prenatal exposure to alcohol interferes with fetal development and is the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disabilities. The purpose of this study was to identify current knowledge, diagnosis, prevention, and intervention practices related to fetal alcohol syndrome and related conditions by members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.