Pediatricians' knowledge, training, and experience in the care of children with fetal alcohol syndrome.

TitlePediatricians' knowledge, training, and experience in the care of children with fetal alcohol syndrome.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsGahagan, S, Sharpe TT, Brimacombe M, Fry-Johnson Y, Levine R, Mengel M, O'Connor M, Paley B, Adubato S, Brenneman G
JournalPediatrics
Volume118
Issue3
Paginatione657-68
Date Published2006 Sep
ISSN1098-4275
KeywordsFemale, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Health Care Surveys, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Humans, Infant, Newborn, Pediatrics, Physician's Practice Patterns, Pregnancy, Societies, Medical
Abstract

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.

DOI10.1111/j.1530-0277.2011.01591.x
Alternate JournalPediatrics