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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Collaborative initiative on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: methodology of clinical projects

The Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (CIFASD) was created in 2003 to further understanding of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

Clinical and basic science projects collect data across multiple sites using standardized methodology.

This article describes the methodology being used by the clinical projects that pertain to assessment of children and adolescents.

Domains being addressed are dysmorphology, neurobehavior, 3-D facial imaging, and brain imaging.

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