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Systematic literature reviews and meta-analyses

The following is a selection of international and Australian systematic reviews and meta-analyses pertaining to prenatal alcohol exposure and FASD (2009 - 2017).

2018

Assessing motor skills to inform a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder diagnosis focusing on persons older than 12 years: A systematic review of the literature. (2018).
Safe B, Joosten A, Giglia R. Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology. 

Effectiveness of evidence-based treatments of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in children and adolescents: a systematic review protocol. (2018).
Singal D, Menard C, Neilson CJ, Brownell M, Hanlon-Dearman A, Chudley A, Zarychanski R, Abou-Setta A. BMJ Open.

Experiences of living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative data. (2018)
Domeij H, Fahlström G, Bertilsson G, Hultcrantz M, Munthe-Kaas H, Gordh CN, Helgesson G. Dev Med Child Neurology

2017

Global prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder among children and youth
Lange, S., Probost, C., Gmel, G,  Tehm, J., Burd, L., Popova, S. (2017).  JAMA Pediatrics. 

Estimation of national, regional and global prevalence of alcohol use during pregnancy and fetal alcohol syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Popova, S., Lange, S., Probst, C., Gmel, G., Rehm, J. (2017). The Lancet Global Health, 5(3), e290–e299.

High global prevalence of alcohol use during pregnancy and fetal alcohol syndrome indicates need for urgent action. Comment re Svetlana Popova et al paper Estimation of national, regional and global prevalence of alcohol use during pregnancy and fetal alcohol syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Tsang, T., Elliott, E. (2017). The Lancet Global Health 5(3), e232-e233.

Comorbid Mental Disorders in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Systematic Review
Weyrauch, D., Schwartz, M., Hart, B., Klug, M. G., Burd, L. (2017) Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 38(4), 283-291.

Neurodevelopmental profile of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A systematic review
Lange, S., Rovet, J., Rehm, J., Popova, S. (2017). BMC Psychology.

2016

Comorbidity of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Popova, S., Lange, S., Shield, K., Mihic, A., Chudley, A.E., et al. (2016). The Lancet 387(10022), 978-987.

Impact of fetal alcohol exposure on body systems: A systematic review
Caputo, C., Wood, E., Jabbour, L. (2016). Embryo Today: Reviews, Birth Defects Research, Part C

Research Review: Executive function deficits in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - a meta-analysis.
Kingdon, D., Cardoso, C., McGrath, J.J. (2016). Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry 57(2), 116-131.

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure, FASD, and Child Behavior: A Meta-analysis.
Tsang, T.W., Lucas B.R., Carmichael Olson, H., Pinto, R.Z., Elliott, E.J. (2016). Pediatrics 137(3), 2015-2542

Comparing Executive Functioning in Children and Adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and ADHD: A Meta-Analysis.
Khoury, J.E, Milligan, K. (2016). Journal of Attention Disorders

A systematic review of the prevalence of foetal alcohol syndrome disorders among young people in the criminal justice system
Hughes, N., Clasby, B., Chitsabesan, P., Williams, H. (2016). Cogent Psychology 3(1).

2015

Systematic Review of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Interventions Across the Life Span
Reid, N., Dawe, S., Shelton, D., Harnett, P., Warner, J., Armstrong, E., LeGros, K., O'Callaghan, F. (2105). Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 39(12).

Executive Functioning in Children and Adolescents Prenatally Exposed to Alcohol: A Meta-Analytic Review.
Khoury, J.E., Milligan, K., Girard, T.A. (2015). Neuropsychology Review 25(2).

2014

Identifying maternal risk factors associated with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: a systematic review
Esper, L.H., Furtado, E.F. (2014). European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 23(10), 877-89.

Gross motor deficits in children prenatally exposed to alcohol: a meta-analysis
Lucas, B., Latimer, J., Pinto et al. (2014). Pediatrics

Maternal Alcohol Consumption during pregnancy and the risk of orofacial clefts in infants: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Bell, J.C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Turner, R.M., Bower, C., Nasser, N., O'Leary, C.M. (2014). Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 28(4), 322-332.

Worldwide Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Systematic Literature Review Including Meta-Analysis
Roozen, S., Peters, G.Y., Kok, G., Townend, D., Nijhuis, J. (2014). Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research 40(1), 18-32.

2011

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Review of Neurodevelopmental Findings and Interventions
Davis, K., Desrocher, M., Moore, T. (2011). Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities 23(2), 143–167

2009

Systematic review of interventions for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Peadon, E., Rhys-Jones, B., Bower, C., Elliott, E.J. (2009). BMC Pediatrics 9(35).

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