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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.
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
University of Colorado, Denver
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.
A behavioral response manifested by leaving home in order to escape from threatening situations. Children or adolescents leaving home without permission is usually implied.
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