Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Among Grade 1 Schoolchildren in Northern Cape Province: Prevalence and Risk Factors (Original Articles) (Report)

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Among Grade 1 Schoolchildren in Northern Cape Province: Prevalence and Risk Factors (Original Articles) (Report)

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) was described as an entity in 1973. (1) It is the severe end of a spectrum of deleterious effects caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol, including some or all of the following features: facial dysmorphism, prenatal and/or postnatal growth retardation, and neurological, cognitive and behavioural abnormalities. The term ‘fetal alcohol spectrum disorder’ describes the effects that can occur in an individual who is prenatally exposed to alcohol, encompassing FAS, partial FAS (PFAS) and other adverse outcomes. (2) Our study focuses on FAS and PFAS because dysmorphic features make them more specific and recognisable diagnoses. FAS/PFAS is among the most common causes of learning disability worldwide, but especially high rates have been described in parts of South Africa. Whereas the average prevalence of FAS in high-income countries has been estimated at 0.97/1 000, (3) rates reported from Wellington, Western Cape Province, have ranged between 40.5 and 54 per 1 000. (4,5)

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Among Grade 1 Schoolchildren in Northern Cape Province: Prevalence and Risk Factors (Original Articles) (Report)



Here is Download Link

Who Handbook For Guideline Development


Who Handbook For Guideline Development Read Online Download

Author by : World Health Organization
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2015-03-31
Publisher by :






Rise Of The Rocket Girls


Rise Of The Rocket Girls Read Online Download

Author by : Nathalia Holt
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2016-04-05
Publisher by : Little, Brown






Prevention Of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Fasd


Prevention Of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Fasd Read Online Download

Author by : Sterling Clarren
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-05-09
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons






Fetal Alcohol Abuse Syndrome


Fetal Alcohol Abuse Syndrome Read Online Download

Author by : Ernest L. Abel
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1998-07-31
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media






Raw Life New Hope


Raw Life New Hope Read Online Download

Author by : Fiona C. Ross
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2010-01-01
Publisher by : Juta and Company Ltd






Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Read Online Download

Author by : Ellen Rodger
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-09-15
Publisher by :






Home Visitation Programs


Home Visitation Programs Read Online Download

Author by : Lori Roggman
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2015-09-17
Publisher by : Springer






Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *