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JFAS Int 2005;3:e18 - October 2005
Refining the Diagnostic Criteria of FASD

- H. Eugene Hoyme

Dr. Hoyme responds to the review by Drs. Avner and Nulman of his recent publication, A practical clinical approach to the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Clarification of the 1996 Insitute of Medicine criteria. Pediatrics 2005;115(1):39-47.


Response to JFAS Inaugural Issue 2003

Two e-mail messages arrived from colleagues in the United States, shortly after the launch of the Journal of FAS International in 2003. Their good wishes and encouragement, welcomed JFAS as a free, on-line resource and forum dedicated entirely to the issue of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.


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