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  • 2016

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    Impairment of motor skills in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in remote Australia: The Lililwan Project

    Lucas BR., Doney R., Latimer J., Watkins RE., Tsang TW., Hawkes G., Fitzpatrick JP., Oscar J., Carter M., & Elliott EJ., Drug and Alcohol Review, 16 February 2016, doi: 10.1111/dar.12375

  • 2015

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    Outcomes of identifying AOD use during pregnancy on women, their partners and their children

    Taplin S., Richmond G., and McArthur M., ANCD Research Paper, October 2014

    Do consumers ‘Get the facts’? A survey of alcohol warning label recognition in Australia

    Coomber K., Martino F., Barbour IR., Mayshak R., and Miller PG., BMC Public Health, doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2160-0

    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Australia – the future is prevention

    Elliott EJ., Public Health Research and Practice, doi: 10.17061/phrp2521516

    Prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome in a population-based sample of children living in remote Australia: The Lililwan Project

    Fitzpatrick JP., Latimer J., Carter M., Oscar J., Ferreira ML., Carmichael Olson H., Lucas BR., Doney R., Slater C., Try J., Hawkes G., Fitzpatrick E., Hand M., Watkins RE., Martiniuk ALC., Bower C., Boulton J., and Elliott EJ., Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, doi:10.1111/jpc.12814

  • 2014

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    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Notifications to the Western Australian Register of Developmental Anomalies

    Mutch RC., Watkins R., and Bower C., Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, doi:10.1111/jpc.12746

    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - Strategies to address information gaps

    This project report, released 7 November 2014, by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Canberra, presents information about data collection in..

    Midwives’ knowledge, attitudes and practice about alcohol exposure and the risk of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

    Payne JM., Watkins RE., Jones HM., Reibel T., Mutch R., Wilkins A., Whitlock J., and Bower C., BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, doi: 10.1186/s12884-014-0377-z

    Fine motor skills in children with prenatal alcohol exposure or fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

    Doney R., Lucas BR., Jones T., Howat P., Sauer K., and Elliott EJ., Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, doi:10.1097/DBP.0000000000000107

    Women's perceptions of information about alcohol use during pregnancy: a qualitative study

    Anderson AE., Hure AJ., Kay-Lambkin FJ., and Loxton DJ., BMC Public Health, doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-1048

    Pregnancy outcomes of mothers with an alcohol-related diagnosis: a population-based cohort study for the period 1983-2007

    Srikartika VM, O'Leary CM., BJOG 2014; doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12983.

    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: development of consensus referral criteria for specialist diagnostic assessment in Australia

    Watkins, RE., Elliott, EJ., Wilkins, A., Latimer, J., Halliday, J., Fitzpatrick, JP., Mutch, RC., O'Leary, CM., Burns, L., McKenzie, A., Jones, HM., Payne, JM., D'Antoine, H., Miers, S., Russell, E., Hayes, L., Carter, M., and Bower, C., BMC Pediatrics 2014; doi:10.1186/1471-2431-14-178

    Education, safe drinking practices and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in the Kimberley region of Western Australia

    Kavanagh, PS. and Payne, JS., Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 50; 701-706. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12615

    Gross Motor Deficits in Children Prenatally Exposed to Alcohol: A Meta-analysis

    Lucas, BR., Latimer, J., Pinto, RZ., Ferreira, ML., Doney, R., Lau, M., Jones, T., Dries, D., Elliott, EJ., Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics 2014; doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-3733

    Maternal alcohol consumption in pregnancy enhances arterial stiffness and alters vasodilator function that varies between vascular beds in fetal sheep

    Parkington, HC., Kenna, KR., Sozo, F., Coleman, HA., Bocking, A., Brien, JF., Harding, R., Walker, DW., Morley, R. and Tare, M. (2014), The Journal of Physiology 592: 2591–2603. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2013.262873

    A critical review of public health interventions aimed at reducing alcohol consumption andor increasing knowledge among pregnant women

    Crawford-Williams, F., Fielder, A., Mikocka-Walus, A. and Esterman, A. (2014), Drug and Alcohol Review, doi: 10.1111/dar.12152

    Maternal Alcohol Consumption during Pregnancy and the Risk of Orofacial Clefts in Infants: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

    Bell, JC., Raynes-Greenow, C., Turner, RM., Bower, C., Nassar, N. and O'Leary, CM. (2014), Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 28: 322-332. doi:10.1111/ppe.12131

    Invited commentary on Australian fetal alcohol spectrum disorder diagnostic guidelines

    Astley, SJ., BMC Pediatrics 2014, 14:85. doi:10.1186/1471-2431-14-85

    Risky Drinking Patterns Are Being Continued into Pregnancy: A Prospective Cohort Study

    Anderson, AE., Hure, AJ., Forder, PM., Powers, J., Kay-Lambkin, FJ. and Loxton, DJ. (2014), PLoS ONE 9(1): e86171. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086171

    Messages that increase women's intentions to abstain from alcohol during pregnancy: results from quantitative testing of advertising concepts

    France, KE., Donovan, RJ., Bower, C., Elliott, EJ., Payne, JM., D'Antoine, H. and Bartu, AE., BMC Public Health 2014 14:30. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-30

    Trends in alcohol consumption during pregnancy in Australia, 2001-2010

    Callinan, S. & Ferris, J., The International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research, 2014, doi: 10.7895/ijadr.v3i1.108

  • 2013

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    Complex Health Needs in the Youth Justice System: A Survey of Community-Based and Custodial Offenders

    Kinner, SA., Degenhardt, L., Coffey, C., Sawyer, S., Hearps, S., and Patton, G., Journal of Adolescent Health, doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.10.003

    Involving Consumers and the Community in the Development of a Diagnostic Instrument for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Australia

    Jones, HM., McKenzie, A., Miers, S., Russell, E., Watkins, RE., Payne, JM., Hayes, L., Carter, M., D’Antoine, H., Latimer, J., Wilkins, A., Mutch, RC., Burns, L., Fitzpatrick, JP., Halliday, J., O’Leary, CM., Elliott, EJ., and Bower, C., Health Research Policy Systems, doi: 10.1186/1478-4505-11-26.

    Predictors of antenatal alcohol use among Australian women: a prospective cohort study

    Anderson, AE., Hure, AJ., Forder, P., Powers, JR., Kay-Lambkin, FJ., and Loxton, DJ., BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12356.

    Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Educational Achievement in Children Aged 8-9 Years

    O’Leary, C., Taylor, C., Zubrick, S., Kurinczuk, J., and Bower, C. Journal of American Academy of Pediatrics, doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-3002.

    Exploring the potential to use data linkage for investigating the relationship between birth defects and prenatal alcohol exposure

    O'Leary CM., Elliott EJ., Nassar N., Bower C., Birth Defects Research (Part A) Clinical and Molecular Teratology, doi:10.1002/bdra.23142

    Hospital Admissions for Alcohol Use Disorders Before, During, and After Pregnancy: A Study Based on Linked Population Data in New South Wales, Australia

    Xu, F., Bonello, M., Burns, L., Austin, M.-P., Li, Z. and Sullivan, E., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi: 10.1111/acer.12138

    Changes in Alcohol Consumption in Pregnant Australian Women between 2007 and 2011

    Cameron, CM., Davey, TM., Kendall, E., Wilson, A., and McClure, RJ., Medical Journal of Australia 2013; 199 (5): 355-357, doi: 10.5694/mja12.11723.

    Counting FASD in Australia: the evidence and the challenges

    Burns L., Breen C., Bower C., O'Leary C., and Elliott E, Drugs and Alcohol Review, doi: 10.1111/dar.12047

    Development of a reliable questionnaire to assist in the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)

    Fitzpatrick JP., Latimer J., Ferreira M., Martiniuk AL., Peadon E., and Carter M., et al., BMC Pediatrics, doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-13-33

    Maternal Alcohol Use and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Infant Mortality Excluding SIDS

    O'Leary, CM., Jacoby, PJ., Bartu, A., D'Antoine H., and Bower, C., Journal of American Academy of Pediatrics, doi:10.1542/peds.2012-1907d

    A modified Delphi study of screening for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Australia

    Watkins, RE., Elliott, EJ., Halliday, J., O’Leary, CM., D’Antoine, H., Russell, E., Hayes, L., Peadon, E., Wilkins, A., Jones, HM., McKenzie, A., Miers, S., Burns, L., Mutch, RC., Payne, JM., Fitzpatrick, JP., Carter, M., Latimer, J., and Bower, C., BMC Pediatrics, doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-13

  • 2012

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    Reducing alcohol use during pregnancy: Listening to women who drink as a prevention starting point

    McBride, N., Carruthers, S.J. and Hutchinson, D., Global Health Promotion, 19, (2), pp. 102-114. [RJ690], 2012.

    Parental alcohol consumption and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and brain tumors.

    Milne E., Greenop KR., Scott RJ., de Klerk NH., Bower C., Ashton LJ., Heath JA., Armstrong BK., Cancer Causes Control, doi: 10.1007/s10552-012-0125-5

    Intellectual disability: population-based estimates of the proportion attributable to maternal alcohol use disorder during pregnancy

    O'Leary C., Leonard H., Bourke J., D'Antoine H., Bartu A., and Bower C., Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, doi:10.1111/dmcn.12029

    Consensus diagnostic criteria for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Australia: a modified Delphi study.

    Watkins RE., Elliott EJ., Mutch RC., Payne JM., Jones HM., Latimer J., Russell E., Fitzpatrick JP., Hayes L., Burns L., Halliday J., D'Antoine HA., Wilkins A., Peadon E., Miers S., Carter M., O'Leary CM., McKenzie A., and Bower C. BMJ Open, doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001918

    Recording a history of alcohol use in pregnancy: an audit of knowledge, attitudes and practice at a child development service.

    Mutch R., Wray J., and Bower C., Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology, doi:

    Health professionals’ perceptions about the adoption of existing guidelines for the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Australia

    Watkins RE., Elliott EJ., Mutch RC., Latimer J., Wilkins A., Payne JM., Jones HM., Miers S., Peadon E., McKenzie A., D'Antoine HA., Russell E., Fitzpatrick JP., O'Leary CM., Halliday J., Hayes L., Burns L., Carter M., and Bower C., BMC Pediatrics, doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-69

    Heavy prenatal alcohol exposure and increased risk of stillbirth

    O’Leary C, Jacoby P, D’Antoine H, Bartu A, and Bower C.,BJOG An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, doi:10.1111/j.1471-0528.2012.03333.x

    Reducing Alcohol use During Pregnancy: Listening to Women who Drink as an Intervention Starting Point.

    McBride N., Carruthers SJ., and Hutchinson D., Global Health Promotion, doi:10.1177/1757975912441225

    The Lililwan Project: study protocol for a population-based active case ascertainment study of the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in remote Australian Aboriginal communities

    Fitzpatrick JP., Elliott EJ., Latimer J.,Carter M., Oscar J., Ferreira M., et al., BMJ Open, doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-000968

    There's hope in the valley

    Elliott E., Latimer J., Fitzpatrick J., Oscar J., and Carter M., Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, doi:10.1111/j.1440-1754.2012.02422.x

    Heavy maternal alcohol consumption and cerebral palsy in the offspring

    O'Leary CM., Watson L., D'Antoine H., Stanley F., and Bower C., Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2011.04201.x

  • 2011

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    Prevalence and predictors of alcohol use in pregnancy and breastfeeding among Australian women

    Maloney, E., Hutchinson, D., Burns, L., Mattick, R., Black, E., BIRTH 38:1, March 2011.

    Geographic and Maternal Characteristics Associated with Alcohol Use in Pregnancy

    Burns L., Black E., Powers JR., Loxton D., Elliott E., Shakeshaft A., and Dunlop A., Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research doi:10.1111/j.1530-0277.2011.01457.x

    Guidelines for pregnancy: what's an acceptable risk, and how is the evidence (finally) shaping up?

    O'Leary CM. and Bower C., Drug and Alcohol Review, doi: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2011.00331.x

    Attitudes and behaviour predict women's intention to drink alcohol during pregnancy: the challenge for health professionals

    Peadon E., Payne J., Henley N., D'Antoine, H., Bartu A., O'Leary C., Bower C., and Elliott EJ., BMC Public Health, doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-584

    Changes in health professionals' knowledge, attitudes and practice following provision of educational resources about prevention of prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

    Payne J., France K., Henley N., D'Antoine H., Bartu A., O'Leary C., Elliott E., and Bower C., Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology doi:10.111/j.1365-3016.2011.01197.x

    Collaborating with consumer and community representatives in health and medical research in Australia: results from an evaluation

    Payne J., D'Antoine H., France K., McKenzie A., Henley N., Bartu A., Elliott E., and Bower C., Health Research Policy and Systems, doi: 10.1186/1478-4505-9-18

    Paediatricians' knowledge, attitudes and practice following provision of educational resources about prevention of prenatal alcohol exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Payne JM., France KE., Henley N., D'Antoine HA., Bartu AE., Mutch RC., Elliott EJ., and Bower C., Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

    RE-AIM Evaluation of the Alcohol and Pregnancy Project: Educational Resources to Inform Health Professionals About Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Payne JM., France KE, Henley N., D'Antoine HA., Bartu AE., O'Leary, CM., Elliott EJ., Bower C., and Geelhoed, E., Evaluation & The Health Professions, doi:10.1177/0163278710381261

  • 2010

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    Prenatal alcohol exposure and birth defects

    O'Leary C., Nassar N., Kurinczuk J., de Klerk N., Geelhoed E., Elliott EJ., and Bower C., Journal of American Academy of Pediatrics, doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-0256

    Women's knowledge and attitudes regarding alcohol consumption in pregnancy: a national survey

    Peadon E., Payne J., Henley N., D'Antoine H., Bartu A., O'Leary C., Bower C., and Elliott EJ., BMC Public Health, doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-510

    The Sentencing Response to Defendants with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Douglas, H., Criminal Law Journal, vol. 34, 2010.

    Health professionals addressing alcohol use with pregnant women in Western Australia: barriers and strategies for communication

    France K., Henley N., Payne J., D'Antoine H., Bartu A, O'Leary C., Elliott E., and Bower C., Substance Use and Misuse, doi: 10.3109/10826081003682172

    Evidence of a complex association between dose, pattern and timing of prenatal alcohol exposure and child behaviour problems.

    O'Leary CM., Nassar N., Zubrick SR., Kurinczuk JJ., Stanley F., and Bower C., Addiction, doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2009.02756.x

    Prenatal alcohol exposure and the effects on the developing kidney and long-term adult health outcomes

    Gray SP., Doctorate Thesis, Monash University, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology

  • Before 2010

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    Pregnancy characteristics of women giving birth to children with fetal alcohol syndrome in Far North Queensland

    Coyne KL., De Costa CM., Heazlewood RJ., Newman HC., Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaeocology, doi:10.1111/j.1479-828x.2008.00861.x

    Alcohol use during pregnancy: directions for Australian policy

    McBride N., Centrelines

    Systematic review of interventions for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Peadon E., Rhys-Jones B., Bower C., Elliott E., BMC Pedatrics, doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-9-35

    Need to establish a national diagnostic capacity for foetal alcohol spectrum disorders

    Mutch R., Peadon EM., Elliott EJ., and Bower C., Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2009.01464.x

    Fetal alcohol syndrome: a prospective national surveillance study

    Elliott EJ., Payne J., Morris A., Haan E., and Bower C., Archives of Disease in Childhood,

    Alcohol and pregnancy: the pivotal role of the obstetrician

    Elliott EJ., and Bower C., Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, doi:10.1111/j.1479-828X.2008.00876.x

    International survey of diagnostic services for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

    Peadon E., Fremantle E., Bower C., and Elliott EJ., BMC Pediatrics, doi:10.1186/1471-2431-8-12

    International survey of diagnostic services for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Peadon E., Fremantle E., Bower C., and Elliott EJ., BMC Pediatrics, doi:10.1186/1471-2431-8-12

    Impacts of alcohol use in pregnancy: The role of the GP

    Peadon E., O'Leary C., Bower C., and Elliott E., Australian Family Physician

    Health professionals' knowledge, practice and opinions about fetal alcohol syndrome and alcohol consumption in pregnancy

    Payne J., Elliott EJ., D'Antoine H., O'Leary C., Mahony A., Haan E., and Bower C., Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, doi: 10.1111/j.1467-842X.2005.tb00251.x

    Patterns of alcohol intake of pregnant and lactating women in Perth, Australia

    Giglia R., and Binns C., Drug and Alcohol Review

    Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in remote Far North Queensland: findings of the Paediatric Outreach Service

    Rothstein J., Heazlewood R., and Fraser M., Medical Journal of Australia

    A review of policies on alcohol use during pregnancy in Australia and other English-speaking countries

    O'Leary C., Heutzenroder L., Elliott EJ., and Bower C., Medical Journal of Australia

    Alcohol consumption during pregnancy in nonindigenous west Australian women.

    Colvin L., Payne J., Parsons D., Kurinczuk JJ., and Bower C., Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research, doi:10.1111/j.1530-0277.2006.00303.x

    Diagnosis of foetal alcohol syndrome and alcohol use in pregnancy: A survey of paediatricians' knowledge, attitudes and practice

    Elliott EJ., Payne J., Haan E., and Bower C., Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2006.00954.x

    A Critical Review of Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in the Top End of the Northern Territory

    Hancock R. MSc Candidate, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Toronto, JFAS International

    Prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome in the Top End of the Northern Territory

    Harris, KR., and Bucens IK., Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, doi: 10.1046/j.1440-1754.2003.00208.x

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