Friday, July 1, 2011

Autism Screening for Preschoolers Premature, Study Says

There isn't enough sound, scientific evidence to justify physicians routinely screening young children for autism, a study published online June 13 in Pediatrics concludes.
After evaluating literature on the topic, researchers determined that autism screening programs have not been studied in randomized, controlled trials in a way that other community-wide screening programs, such as breast cancer screening, have been examined

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