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by Peter L. Petrakis

Download Alcohol and Birth Defects: The Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Related Disorders ePub
  • ISBN 9999539599
  • ISBN13 978-9999539593
  • Author Peter L. Petrakis
  • Publisher United States Government Printing (November 1987)
  • Pages 56
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  • Category Nutrition and Health
  • Size ePub 1192 kb
  • Size Fb2 1499 kb
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The book is softcover and was published in 1987. It is in good condition. There is an address stamp on the cover and front page.

Those affected are more likely to have trouble in school, legal problems, participate in high-risk behaviors, and have trouble with alcohol or other drugs.

Petrakis, Peter L; National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ; Washington, .

Alcohol and birth defects. Alcohol and birth defects. Diagnosis and characteristics of fas. Rouquette described malformations associated with parental alcoholism that were very similar to those now recognized as part of the fetal alcohol syndrome. She found alcoholism in the mother to be especially threatening to the developing infant Alcohol and birth defects.

Fetal alcohol syndrome surveillance: age of syndrome manifestation in case ascertainment. 2000;106(2 pt 1):358–361. Birth Defects Res C Embryo Today.

alcohol-related birth defects. The term fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) refers to a constellation of physical, behavioral, and cognitive abnormalities. 1 In addition to the classic dysmorphic facial features, prenatal and postnatal growth abnormalities, and mental retardation that define the condition, approximately 80% of children with FAS have microcephaly and behavioral abnormalities. 2 As many as 50% of affected children also exhibit poor coordination, hypotonia, attention-deficit.

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is a complex malformative condition due to the teratogenic effect of alcohol .

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is a complex malformative condition due to the teratogenic effect of alcohol consumed during pregnancy. Several epidemiological studies have shown that maternal alcohol use during pregnancy is the most common preventable cause of mental retardation in childhood. This statement is an update of a previous statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics and reflects the current thinking about alcohol exposure in utero and the revised nosology.

The concept Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) refers to a set of birth defects that occur in children born to mothers who abused alcohol during pregnancy. The alcohol-induced defects include pre- and post-natal growth deficiencies, minor facial abnormalities, and damage to the developing central nervous system (CNS). Ernest L. Abel, 57–69. New York: Plenum Press, 1998. Archibald, Sarah . Chris Fennema-Noestine, Anthony Gamst, Edward P. Riley, Sarah N. Mattson, and Terry L. Jernigan. Brain Dysmorphology in Individuals with Severe Prenatal Alcohol Exposure. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 43 (2001): 148–54.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 51-57). Fetal alcohol syndrome & other alcohol-related birth defects.

Alcohol in the woman’s bloodstream circulates to the fetus via the placenta.

The term Fetal Alcohol Effects, FAE, indicates that alcohol is being considered as one of the possible causes of patient’s birth defects. In other words, FAE is a less severe form of FAS. Both FAS and FAE are the results of the use of teratogens, which are that can potentially complicate fetal development. Alcohol in the woman’s bloodstream circulates to the fetus via the placenta.

These four challenges indicate that what is urgently needed to advance the field of FAS diagnosis are current diagnostic guidelines based on empirical evidence as well as clinical experience.