Health professionals perceptions about the adoption of existing guidelines for the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Australia Full Text
BMC Pediatrics, 06/22/2012
Watkins RF et al. – Participants indicated some support for the adoption of the University of Washington or Canadian guidelines for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) diagnosis; however, concerns were raised about the adoption of these diagnostic guidelines in their current form. Australian diagnostic guidelines will require evaluation to establish their validity in the Australian context, and a comprehensive implementation model is needed to facilitate improved diagnostic capacity in Australia.