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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): How and why we should make this diagnosis

Thursday, November 3rd 2022
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

FASD is a lifelong but preventable neurodevelopmental disorder caused by in-utero or prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE). It is a type of acquired brain injury, and has a spectrum of manifestations It is a significant public health concern that is under recognised and underdiagnosed in Australia. General Practitioners have an important role in identifying women and children at risk of harm from alcohol and arranging referrals for assessment and management when necessary.

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