Resources for Medical Practitioners

Approaches of Canadian Providers to the Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Clarke, M., Tough, S.S., Hicks, M., and Clarren, S. (2005) Journal of FAS International

www.motherisk.org/JFAS_documents/JFAS4021_e2.pdf

This article provides the results of a survey of Canadian health professionals about their attitudes and knowledge of the diagnosis of an FASD.

 

Clinical Implications of a Link between FASD and ADHD

O’Malley, K., and Nanson, J. (2002) Canadian Journal of Psychiatry

ww1.cpa-apc.org/publications/archives/cjp/2002/may/omalley.PDF

In animal and human research, there is emerging clinical, neuropsychological, and neuro-chemical evidence of a link between FASD and ADHD.  The evidence of the link between these two conditions has implications for clinical management.

 

FASD Relationships: What I Have Learned About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Densmore, R. (2011)

www.mingamarketplace.com

Rod Densmore offers a unique perspective as both a medical practitioner and a parent of a young adult with FASD.  Densmore has successfully compiled research findings on a large variety of topics relevant to FASD and translated them into user-friendly language.  This book and DVD set is available for purchase through Minga Marketplace.

 

Fetal Alcohol Canadian Expertise (FACE) Research Roundtable

Fetal Alcohol Research, Motherisk

www.motherisk.org/FAR/fas10.jsp

FACE is a network of researchers, program providers and other stakeholders actively engaged in FASD prevention and intervention.  FACE Research Roundtables are held each year on or about September 9th, where members and guests present scientific findings for peer review, describe successful service models, and identify next steps in the fight against FASD.

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