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Intergovernmental committee on Drugs working party on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Monograph

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Australia: An Update

June 2012

Appendix 2: Recent Australian literature

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2012

National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (2012). Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Australia. Canberra: Australian National Council on Drugs.

Watkins, R., Elliott, E., Mutch. R., Latimer. J., Wilkins A., Payne J., Jones, H., Miers S., Peadon, E., McKenzie, A., D'Antoine H., Russell, E., Fitzpatrick, J., O'Leary, C., Halliday, J., Hayes, L., Burns, L., Carter, M., Bower, C. (2012). Health professionals perceptions about the
adoption of existing guidelines for the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Australia. BMC Pediatrics 12(1): 69. For more information please visit - BioMed Central website.

Elliott, E., Latimer, J., Fitzpatrick, J., Oscar, J., and Carter, M. (2012). There's hope in the valley. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 48(3): 190-192.For more information please visit -Wiley Online Library website.

Fitzpatrick, J., Elliott, E., Latimer, J., Carter, M., Oscar, J., Ferreira, M., Carmichael Olson, H., Lucas, B., Doney, R., Salter, C., Peadon, E., Hawkes, G. and Hand, M. (2012). The Lililwan Project: study protocol for a population based, active case ascertainment study of the
prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in remote Australian Aboriginal communities. BMJ Open 2: e000968. For more information please visit - BMJ open website.

Kirby, T. (2012). Blunting the legacy of alcohol abuse in Western Australia. The Lancet 379(9812): 207-208. For more information please visit - Science Direct website.

Latimer, J., Elliott, E., Fitzpatrick, J., Ferreira, M., Carter, M., Oscar, J. and Kefford, M., (2012). Marulu, The Lililwan Project. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Prevalence Study in the Fitzroy Valley. A Community Consultation, The George Institute for Global Health.

O’Leary, C.M., Watson, L., D’Antoine, H., Stanley, F., and Bower, C. (2012). Heavy maternal alcohol consumption and cerebral palsy in the offspring. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 54(3): 224-230. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

O’Leary, C., Jacoby, P., D'Antoine, H., Bartu, A., and Bower C (2012). Heavy prenatal alcohol exposure and increased risk of stillbirth BJOG. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471- 0528.2012.03333.x (This website link was valid at the time of submission)

O'Leary, C. (2012). The association between prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal growth and preterm birth: evidence from a systematic review and meta-analyses. Evidence-based Nursing 118: 1411-1421. For more information please visit BMJ Journals website.

O’Leary, C. and Bower, C. (2012 in press). Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. In: Developmental Disability Guidelines, version 3. In Rogers, MS (Ed.). Melbourne, Therapeutic Guidelines.

Peadon, E., Thomas, D., and Elliott, E. (2012 in press). Non-pharmacological interventions for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

Peadon, E., Thomas, D., and Elliott, E. (2012). Pharmacological interventions for ADHD symptoms in children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 3, 2012. Art. No. CD009724. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

2011

Burns, L., Black, E., Powers, J., Loxton, D., Elliott, E., Shakeshaft, A., and Dunlop, A. (2011). Geographic and Maternal Characteristics Associated with Alcohol Use in Pregnancy. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 35(7): 1230-1237. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Bridge, P. (2011). Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service's fetal alcohol spectrum disorders program: Big steps, solid outcome. Australian Indigenous Health Bulletin 11(4). healthbulletin.org.au/articles/ord-valley-aboriginal-health-service%E2%80%99s-fetalalcohol-
spectrum-disorders-program-big-steps-solid-outcome/ (This website link was valid at the time of submission)

Clark, S. (2011). Health initiatives by Indigenous people in Australia. The Lancet 377: 2066-2067. For more information please visit Science Direct website.

Elliott, E., and Peadon, E. (2011). Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. BMJ Best Practice. For more information please visit BMJ Best Practice website.

Maloney, E., Hutchinson, D., Burns, L., Mattick, R.P., and Black, E. (2011). Prevalence and Predictors of Alcohol Use in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Among Australian Women. Birth 38(1): 3-9. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

O'Leary, C., and Bower, C. (2011). Guidelines for pregnancy: What's an acceptable risk, and how is the evidence (finally) shaping up? Drug and Alcohol Review 31(2): 170-183. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

O'Leary, C.M., Nassar, N., Kurinczuk, J.J., de Klerk, N., Geelhoed, E., Elliott, E.J., and Bower, C. (2011). Prenatal alcohol exposure and risk of birth defects. Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 66(2): 88-90. For more information please visit LWW Journals website.
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Payne, J., France, K., Henley, N., D'Antoine, H., Bartu, A., Elliott, E., and Bower, C. (2011). Researchers' experience with project management in health and medical research: Results from a post-project review. BMC Public Health 11(1): 424. For more information please visit Bio Medical Central website .

Payne, J. France, K., Henley, N., D'Antoine, H., Bartu, A., O'Leary, C., Elliott, E., and Bower, C. (2011). Changes in health professionals' knowledge, attitudes and practice following provision of educational resources about prevention of prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 25(4): 316-327. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Payne, J.M., France, K.E., Henley, N., D'Antoine, H.A., Bartu, A.E., Mutch, R.C., Elliott, E.J. and Bower, C. (2011). Paediatricians' knowledge, attitudes and practice following provision of educational resources about prevention of prenatal alcohol exposure and Fetal Alcohol
Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 47(10): 704-710. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Payne, J., France, K., Henley, N., D'Antoine, H., Bartu, A., O'Leary, C., Elliot, E., Bower, C. and Geelhoed, E. (2011). RE-AIM evaluation of the alcohol and pregnancy project: educational resources to inform health professionals about prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Evaluation and the Health Professions 34(1): 57-80. For more information please visit Sage Journals website.

Peadon, E., Payne, J., Henley, N., D'Antoine, H., Bartu, A., O'Leary, C., Bower, C., and Elliott E (2011). Attitudes and behaviour predict women's intention to drink alcohol during pregnancy: the challenge for health professionals. BMC Public Health 11(1): 584. For more information please visit Biomedcentral website.

Seib, C.A., Daglish, M., Heath, R., Booker, C., Reid, C., and Fraser, J. (2011). Screening for alcohol and drug use in pregnancy. Midwifery. For more information please visit Science Direct website.

2010

Bower, C., Rudy, E., Callaghan, A., Quick, J., and Nassar, N. (2010). Age at diagnosis of birth defects. Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology 88(4): 251- 255. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Bower, C., Lester-Smith, D., and Elliott, E. (2010). Congenital anomalies-why bother? Medical Journal of Australia 192(6): 300-301. For more information please visit NCBI website.

France, K., Henley, N., Payne, J., D'Antoine, H., Bartu, A., O'Leary, C., Elliott, E., and Bower, C. (2010). Health Professionals Addressing Alcohol Use with Pregnant Women in Western Australia: Barriers and Strategies for Communication. Substance Use & Misuse 45(10): 1474-1490. For more information please visit Informa website.

Laws, P.J., Li, Z., and Sullivan, E.A. (2010). Australia’s mothers and babies 2008. Perinatal statistics series no. 24. Cat. no. PER 50. Canberra: AIHW. ISBN 978-1-74249-078-6 . For more information please visit AIHW website.

O'Leary, C., Nassar, N., Kurinczuk, J., De Klerk, N., Geelhoed, E., Elliott, E., and Bower, C. (2010). Prenatal exposure and risk of birth defects. Pediatrics 126(4): e843-850. For more information please visit Pediatrics Journal website.

O'Leary, C.M., Nassar, N., Zubrick, S.R., Kurinczuk, J.J., Stanley, F., and Bower, C. (2010). Evidence of a complex association between dose, pattern and timing of prenatal alcohol exposure and child behaviour problems. Addiction 105(1): 74-86. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

O'Leary, C.M., Bower, C., Zubrick, S.R., Geelhoed, E., Kurinczuk, J.J., and Nassar, N. (2010). A new method of prenatal alcohol classification accounting for dose, pattern and timing of exposure: improving our ability to examine fetal effects from low to moderate alcohol. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 64(11): 956-962. For more information please visit BMJ Journal website.

Peadon, E., Payne, J., Henley, N., D'Antoine, H., Bartu, A., O'Leary, C., Bower, C., and Elliott E (2010). Women's knowledge and attitudes regarding alcohol consumption in pregnancy: a national survey. BMC Public Health 10(1): 510. For more information please visit Biomedcentral website.

Peadon, E., and Elliott, E.J. (2010). Distinguishing between attention-deficit hyperactivity and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in children: Clinical guidelines. Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Treatment. For more information please visit Dovepress website.

Powers, J., Loxton, D., Burns, L., Shakeshaft, A., Elliott, E., and Dunlop, A. (2010). Assessing pregnant women’s compliance with different alcohol guidelines: an 11-year prospective study. Medical Journal of Australia 192(12): 690-693. For more information please visit NCBI website.
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2009

Mutch, R., Peadon, E.M., Elliott, E.J., and Bower, C. (2009). Need to establish a national diagnostic capacity for foetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 45(3): 79-81. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

O'Leary, C.M., and Bower, C. (2009). Measurement and classification of prenatal alcohol exposure and child outcomes: time for improvement. Addiction 104(8): 1275-1276. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

O'Leary, C., Zubrick, S., Taylor, C., Dixon, G., and Bower, C. (2009). Prenatal alcohol exposure and language delay in two-year old children: The importance of dose and timing on risk. Pediatrics 123(2): 547-554. For more information please visit Pediatrics Journal website.

O'Leary, C.M., Nassar, N., Kurinczuk, J.J. and Bower, C. (2009). The effect of maternal alcohol consumption on fetal growth and preterm birth. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 116(3): 390-400. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Peadon, E., Rhys-Jones, B., Bower, C., and Elliott, E. (2009). Systematic review of interventions for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. BMC Pediatrics 9(1): 35. For more information please visit Biomedcentral website.

2008

Chudley, A.E. (2008). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: counting the invisible – mission impossible? Archives of Disease in Childhood 93(9): 721-722. For more information please visit BMJ Journal website.

Coyne, K.L., De Costa, C.M., Heazlewood, R.J. and Newman, H.C. (2008). Pregnancy characteristics of women giving birth to children with fetal alcohol syndrome in Far North Queensland. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 48(3): 240-
247. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Elliott, E.J., Payne, J., Morris, A., Haan, E., Bower, C. (2008). Fetal alcohol syndrome: a prospective national surveillance study. Archives of Disease in Childhood 93(9): 732-737. For more information please visit BMJ Journal website.

Elliott, E. J., and Bower, C. (2008). Alcohol and pregnancy: The pivotal role of the obstetrician. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 48(3):236– 9. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Peadon, E., Bower, C., and Elliott, E. (2008). Teenage smoking in pregnancy and birthweight: a population study, 2001-2004. Medical Journal of Australia 189(4): 237-238. For more information please visit NCBI website.

Peadon, E., Fremantle, E., Bower, C., and Elliott, E.J. (2008). International survey of diagnostic services for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. BMC Pediatrics 8: 12. For more information please visit Biomedcentral website.

Pyett, P., Waples-Crowe, P., Loughron, K.H. and Gallagher, J. (2008). Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Babies for Koori Communities: Some of the Issues around Alcohol and Pregnancy. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal 32(1): 30-32. For more information please visit Informit website.

Sayal, K., Heron, J., Golding, J., Alati, R., Smith, G.D., Gray, R., and Emond, A. (2009). Binge pattern of alcohol consumption during pregnancy and childhood mental health outcomes: Longitudinal population-based Study. Pediatrics 123(2): e289-e296. For more information please visit Pediatrics Journal website.

2007

Allen, K., Riley, M., Goldfeld, S., and Halliday, J. (2007). Estimating the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome in Victoria using routinely collected administrative data. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 31(1): 62-66. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Colvin, L., Payne, J., Parsons, D., Kurinczuk, J., and Bower, C. (2007). Alcohol consumption during pregnancy in non-Indigenous West Australian women. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 32(2): 276-284. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.
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Elliott, E., Bartu, A., Bower, C., D’Antoine, H., Fremantle, E., and France K. (2007). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Australia. In: The 2nd International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Research, Policy and Practice Around the World (Eds. UBC
Interprofessional Continuing Education), 52-63. ISBN 978-0-88865-272-0.

O'Callaghan, F.V., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., Williams, G.M., and Bor, W. (2007). Prenatal alcohol exposure and attention, learning and intellectual ability at 14 years: A prospective longitudinal study. Early Human Development 83(2): 115-123. For more information please visit Science Direct website.

O’Leary, C. M., Heuzenroeder, L., Elliott, E.J., and Bower C. (2007). A review of policies on alcohol use during pregnancy in Australia and other English-speaking countries, 2006. (Letter) In reply. Medical Journal of Australia. 187:316. For more information please visit The Medical Journal of Australia website.

O'Leary, C., Heuzenroeder, L., Elliott, E., and Bower, C. (2007). A review of policies on alcohol use during pregnancy in Australia and other English-speaking countries, 2006. Medical Journal of Australia 186(9): 466-471.For more information please visit NCBI website.

Peadon, E., O'Leary, C., Bower, C., and Elliott, E. (2007). Impacts of alcohol use in pregnancy: the role of the General Practitioner. Australian Family Physician 36(11): 935–939. For more information please visit NCBI website.

Peadon, E., Payne, J., Henley, N., D'Antoine, H., Bartu, A., Bower, C., and Elliott, E. (2007). Alcohol and pregnancy: Women's knowledge, attitudes and practice. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(7-8): A12. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Wallace, C., Burns, L., Gilmour, S., and Hutchinson, D. (2007). Substance use, psychological distress and violence among pregnant and breastfeeding Australian women. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 31(1): 51-56. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Zurynski, Y.A., Peadon, E., Bower, C., and Elliott, E.J. (2007). Impacts of national surveillance for uncommon conditions in childhood. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(11): 724-731. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

2006

Alati, R., Mamun, A., Williams, GM., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J.M., and Bor, W. (2006). In Utero Alcohol Exposure and Prediction of Alcohol Disorders in Early Adulthood: A Birth Cohort Study. Arch Gen Psychiatry 63(9): 1009-1016. For more information please visit NCBI website.

Burns, L., Mattick, R., and Cooke, M. (2006). Use of record linkage to examine alcohol use in pregnancy. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 30(4): 642-648. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Elliott, E., Payne, J., Haan, E., and Bower, C. (2006). Diagnosis of foetal alcohol syndrome and alcohol use in pregnancy: a survey of paediatricians' knowledge, attitudes and practice. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 42(11): 698-703. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

Elliott, E., Bower, C., Payne, J., Morris, A., Haan, E., Leversha, A., and Bucens, I. (2006). Fetal alcohol syndrome in Australia. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 30(Suppl. S2):174A. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

O’Leary, C., Bower, C., Payne, J., and Elliott, E. (2006). Fetal alcohol syndrome (Letter). Australian Family Physician 35(4): 184. For more information please visit Australian Family Physician Journal.

2005

Bower, C. (2005). Foreword. In: Alcohol and Pregnancy: A mother’s responsible disturbance. Elizabeth Russell (Editor), Zeus publications, Australia, 2005. ISBN: 1-9210-0577-7. For more information please visit Zeus Publications.

Payne, J., Elliott, E., D'Antoine, H., O'Leary C., Mahony, A., Haan, E., and Bower C. (2005). Health professionals' knowledge, practice and opinions about fetal alcohol syndrome and alcohol consumption in pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
29(6): 558-564. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

2004

Elliott, E. J. and C. Bower. (2004). FAS in Australia: Fact or fiction? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 40(1-2): 8-10. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

O'Leary, C.M. (2004). Fetal alcohol syndrome: Diagnosis, epidemiology, and developmental outcomes. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 40(1-2): 2-7. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.
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2003

Harris, K., and Bucens, I. (2003). Prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome in the Top End of the Northern Territory. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 39(7): 528-533. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

O'Callaghan, F., O'Callaghan, M., Najman, J., Williams, G. and Bor, W. (2003). Maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and physical outcomes up to 5 years of age: a longitudinal study. Early Human Development 71(2): 137-148. For more information please visit Science Direct website.

2002

O’Leary, C.M. (2002). Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Literature Review. National Expert Advisory Committee on Alcohol. Canberra: Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. www.alcohol.gov.au/internet/alcohol/publishing.nsf/content/aag14 (This website link was valid at the time of submission)

O'Leary, C. (2002) Prevention of alcohol-related harm: early childhood and adolescent risk and protective factors. Canberra: National Alcohol Strategy: A Plan for Action 2001 to 2003- 04; Commonwealth of Australia. http://www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/publicat/drugs.htm (This website link was valid at the time of submission).

2000

Bower, C., Silva, D., Henderson, T., Ryan, A., and Rudy E. (2000). Ascertainment of birth defects: The effect on completeness of adding a new source of data. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 36(6): 574-576. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

1994

Lipson, T. (1994). The Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia 161: 461-2. For more information please visit NCBI website.

1980

Walpole, I.R. and Hockey, A. (1980). Fetal alcohol syndrome: implications to family and society in Australia. Australian Paediatric Journal. 16:101–5. For more information please visit Wiley Online Library website.

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