Chapter 1. Alcohol

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus3,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics4 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief5
  1. Robert J. Sokol MD1 and
  2. Beth Nordstrom Bailey PhD2

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch1

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Sokol, R. J. and Bailey, B. N. (2005) Alcohol, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 4

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 5

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, CS Mott Center for Human Growth and Development, 275 East Hancock Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Family Medicine, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • hazards to pregnancy – maternal alcohol consumption, environmental chemicals, infectious agents, physical agents, occcupational hazards, smoking, ionizing radiation, microwaves and ultrasound, exercise;
  • fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD);
  • American college of obstetrics and gynecology (ACOG);
  • non-risk drinking;
  • cognitive–behavioral therapy;
  • alcohol

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pathophysiology of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

  • Diagnosis of Risk Drinking

  • Treatment of Risk Drinking in Pregnancy

  • Conclusions

  • Suggested Reading