- Ludmila N Bakhireva,
- Laura Garrison,
- Shikhar Shrestha,
- Janet Sharkis,
- Rajesh Miranda,
- Karen Rogers
Alcohol 2017 Aug 24;67:37-43. Epub 2017 Aug 24.
PALs Developmental Center, Lubbock, TX, USA; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) might be 10-15 times more prevalent among foster/adopted children compared to the general population; however, many of these children remain undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. The lack of confirmed prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) may be a key barrier to diagnosis. Our sample included 681 patients evaluated for FASD, according to the University of Washington 4-Digit Diagnostic Code, at a pediatric specialty clinic. Read More