FASD Diagnosis: Australian Guide to the diagnosis of FASD
The Guide was produced to assist clinicians in the diagnosis, referral and management of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). It contains the Australian FASD Diagnostic Instrument and information about how to use the instrument. It provides clinicians with diagnostic criteria for FASD, which were agreed following a review of existing guidelines and consultation with clinical experts. These are similar to criteria in the Canadian Guidelines Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders across the lifespan Jocelyn Cook et al 2016 and use clinical aids developed at the University of Washington to assess facial dysmorphology Diagnostic Guide for FASD The 4-Digit Diagnostic Code Susan Astley 2004.
The Australian Guide to the diagnosis of FASD was released 5 May 2016 and updated 13 May 2016