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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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Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.
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.
The development of systems to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences in an institutional setting. The concept includes prevention or reduction of adverse events or incidents involving employees, patients, or facilities. Examples include plans to reduce injuries from falls or plans for fire safety to promote a safe institutional environment.
Measures aimed at providing appropriate supportive and rehabilitative services to minimize morbidity and maximize quality of life after a long-term disease or injury is present.
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