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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: What Pediatric Providers Need to Know—Continuing Education Posttest

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      • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: What Pediatric Providers Need to Know
        Journal of Pediatric Health CareVol. 31Issue 5
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          Prenatal alcohol exposure is the cause of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs), the prevalence of which is similar to that of other developmental disabilities like Down syndrome and autism. Children, adolescents, and adults who live with the disabilities associated with prenatal alcohol exposure face extraordinary challenges throughout their lives. Pediatric providers need to be able to identify patients with FASD because early recognition and intervention is known to improve life outcomes for affected individuals.
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