FASD Learning module for Medical and allied healthcare professionals

Learning tool for Medical and Allied Health care practitioner

i. Basis of Fetal Alcohol spectrum disorder

i.Extent of FASD in the society

What is the prevalence of alcohol use in reported in Canada?

What percentage of women consumed alcohol in past 12 months?

What percentage of women reported drinking during 3 months prior to pregnancy?

What percentage of women consumed alcohol in past 12 months?

Which age group is among women has maximum alcohol use?

Please describe in detail if the lack of knowledge on incidence and prevalence rates affects the ability to get money for research?

What percentage of women continued drinking during all trimester of pregnanacy?

What percentage of women have unintended Pregnancies?

ii. Consequence of alcohol use

What is the motor neuron sciences identified in FASD? List the brain domains (six of them) that are affected and used diagnosis and some executive function, adaptive social communication, memory attention achievement cognition, neurophysiological

What are the consequences of paternal alcohol use and paternal lifestyle have in causing FASD? Describe.

The damage caused by prenatal alcohol exposure is said to be centric and development. What other disorders of organ damage apart from the face have been described?

Absence of facial dysmorphology can be used as exclusion criteria in diagnosing FASD?

A 27 yr female comes for Pre natal counseling. She admits drinking alcohol 3-4 times/wk and drinks little wine after dinner. She is concerned about effects on her baby. She inquires about the “safe amount “of alcohol she can drink during her pregnancy

Which period during pregnancy is considered “safe Period” for drinking alcohol?

Untitled multiple choice question

Prenatal alcohol exposure can be considered as a key diagnositic criteria for FASD?

iii. Characteristic of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Facial features of individual affected with FASD are Dysmorphic facial feature, Growth restriction and CNS –related abnormalities. Which one of the following is not a dysmorphic facial feature of FASD?

Additional Non facial dysmorphic feature occurs in childrens with prenatal alcohol exposure. What Percentage of Patients with prenatal alcohol exposure will have additional cardiac defects like heart mummur?

Which of the following is a non facial dysmorphic feature affecting individuals with FASD?

Typically children with FAS are short strature, under weight and have height and weight discrepancies. They are below the normal height and normal weight curve for the pediatric population.

Prenatal alcohol exposure affects the growth and development of the brain. Which of the following areas is the primary target causing significant deficient CNS function?

Executive functions are sensitive for brain injury resulting from prenatal exposure to alcohol, regardless of the presence of facial dysmorphology

The variability in functional ability of FASD across individuals depends on ?