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American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology Calls for Regular Alcohol Abuse Screening

Samstag 23. Juli 2011 von htm

New recommendations issued by the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ACOG) call for annual alcohol screening for women, and screening in the first trimester of pregnancy.
The guidelines state that for women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant, it is important for obstetrician-gynecologists to “give compelling and clear advice to avoid alcohol use, provide assistance for achieving abstinence, or provide effective contraception to women who require help.” ACOG’s new recommendations also note that health care providers should advise women that low-level consumption of alcohol in early pregnancy is not an indication for terminating the pregnancy. … (Source: Join Together, 07/22/11)

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Dieser Beitrag wurde erstellt am Samstag 23. Juli 2011 um 18:21 und abgelegt unter Addiction, adults, Alerts, Allgemein, Children, consumption, Fetal alcohol syndrome etc., Gender, Global, Health, Parents, Prevention, societal effects, Watchdogs. Kommentare zu diesen Eintrag im RSS 2.0 Feed. Die Kommentare sind derzeit geschlossen, aber sie können einen Trackback auf Ihrer Seite einrichten.

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