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

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


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


Risk Reduction Behavior


nurse home visitation


New York
United States




University of Colorado, Denver

Results (where available)

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

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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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The application of methods designed to reduce the risk of harm associated with certain behaviors without reduction in frequency of those behaviors. The risk-associated behaviors include ongoing and active addictive behaviors.

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