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Longitudinal Follow Up of Subjects Enrolled in Randomized Trial of Prenatal and Infancy Home Visitation

2014-08-27 03:39:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The Elmira follow-up study is designed to assess the extent to which prenatal and infancy home visitation by nurses affects the life-course development of 19-year-old youth whose mothers received those services during pregnancy and the first two years of the child's life.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Risk Reduction Behavior

Intervention

nurse home visitation

Location

CIDS
Elmira
New York
United States
14901

Status

Completed

Source

University of Colorado, Denver

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:39:49-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Reduction of high-risk choices and adoption of low-risk quantity and frequency alternatives.

Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.

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