Diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: New Canadian Guideline


Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/cmajpodcasts/141593-guide Ottawa, December 14, 2015 — Diagnosing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is important to help children and adults, and their families, who have the disorder. A new Canadian guideline published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) http://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.141593, provides recommendations for diagnosing FASD, specifically for multidisciplinary diagnostic teams. FASD is a neurodevelopmental disorder resulting from prenatal alcohol exposure. Individuals … Read More