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This project completed an intervention designed to teach parents of children aged 0-2 years of age how to prevent injuries to their child. The intervention consisted of a two DVD package with information on creating a safe home environment and correctly choosing and installing an appropriate car safety seat. The study hypothesis was that parents who used the intervention would score significantly higher on measures of knowledge, motivation, intention and self-efficacy in implementing injury prevention strategies.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label
Keeping Baby Safe 2-DVD package, The Injury Prevention Program (TIPP) sheets
Oregon Center for Applied Science
Oregon Center for Applied Science, Inc.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-18T02:08:21-0400
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A highly customized interactive medium or program that allows individuals to learn and practice real world activities in an accurate, realistic, safe and secure environment.
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An institute of the CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION which is responsible for assuring safe and healthful working conditions and for developing standards of safety and health. Research activities are carried out pertinent to these goals.
The prevention of recurrences or exacerbations of a disease that already has been diagnosed. This also includes prevention of complications or after-effects of a drug or surgical procedure.
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