Brain Injury Australia Newsletter – June 2017
– BIA asked to quote on Australia’s first study into brain injury and family violence. Find out more.
– Rosanna Robertson tells Ray Martin about her recovery from being shot point blank in the back of the head by her boyfriend. Find out more.
“National survey data suggest that about 50 to 60 per cent of Australian women drink in pregnancy.”
- In the latest in series of articles co-commissioned by Brain Injury Australia for Australian Doctor – “Australia’s leading independent medical publication”, read weekly by 35,000 General Practitioners – authors Associate Professor Carmela Pestell from the University of Western Australia and Dr. James Fitzpatrick, Director of PATCHES Paediatrics write “alcohol is a teratogen [any agent that interferes with normal embryonic development] and causes damage to the fetal central nervous system and other organ systems.” Read more.