Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term used to describe the spectrum of disabilities associated with prenatal exposure to alcohol. Children and adolescents with permanent impairment of functional capacity due to alcohol exposure will often be in need of long-term, multidisciplinary medical supervision, treatment and rehabilitation as well as primary care support services.FASD is the most common type of preventable fetal damage.



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