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Unformatted text preview: D ra g p ic tu re to p la c e h o ld e r o r c lic k ic o n to a d d Fetal Alcohol Syndrome An Epidemiological Overview Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS): In What Context? Diagnosis Risk Factors Surveillance Data & Statistics Treatment Societal Cost Harm Reduction Strategies Current Domestic & International Research FAS is 100% preventable? 1 2 50% 50% 1. True 2. False If a mother has FAS but doesnt drink during her pregnancy, can she still pass FAS on to her baby? 1 2 50% 50% 1. Yes 2. No A woman who stops drinking as soon as she finds out she is pregnant is 100% able to prevent FAS.? 1 2 50% 50% 1. True 2. False Signs & Symptoms v Physical Abnormalities- disproportionate facial features, retarded growth v Cognitive Delays- speech/language/learning delays, poor memory, sleep/suckling difficulties v Behavioral Deficiencies- difficulty paying attention Medical Diagnosis v Facial Feature Abnormalities- smooth philtrum- thin upper lip- wide-set eyes v Retarded Growth- height/weight (10th percentile) v Central Nervous System Issues- Structural- head size- brain structure (MRI/CT)- Neurologic- poor coordination/muscle control- Functional- cognitive deficits OR 3 of these: Patient Must Present the Following: In Utero Alcohols Visible Effects: http://www.theallineed.com/video/ultra Risk Factors v Income < $20,000 v Educational Level High School v Recent Drug Use v Smoked 100 cigarettes v History of Inpatient Drug/Alcohol Treatment v History of Inpatient Mental Health Treatment v Multiple Sexual Partners v Physical Abuse Least Statistical Significance Greatest Statistical Significance Assessed Risk per 1,000 Live Births...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course SCI HTW318 taught by Professor Bergen-cico during the Fall '11 term at Syracuse.

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