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TitleAutism spectrum disorder in primary care.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsWeill, VA, Zavodny, S, Souders, MC
JournalNurse Pract
Date Published2018 Feb 16
KeywordsAutism Spectrum Disorder, Child, Preschool, Early Diagnosis, Humans, Male, Mass Screening, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Assessment, Primary Health Care

Nurse practitioners working in the primary care setting will commonly see children with autism spectrum disorder. It is important for clinicians to be vigilant for subtle developmental signs that can lead to early identification and diagnosis. This article presents information on assessment, screening, the responsibilities of coordinating services, and ways to support families.

Alternate JournalNurse Pract
PubMed ID29309380