Intergovernmental committee on Drugs working party on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Australia: An Update
7. Health Professionals’ Knowledge and Practice Regarding Alcohol Use in Pregnancy and FASD
Carol Bower, Elizabeth Elliott and Jan Payne
Improving health professionals’ knowledge about the effects of alcohol use in pregnancy is the key to early diagnosis, appropriate management and prevention of adverse outcomes. In Australia, there is a need to increase knowledge about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
(FASD) among health professionals.