This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of a responsive parenting intervention on infant weight gain between birth and 28 weeks and overweight status at age 1 year.
This comparison study of parents of newborns in North Carolina assessed the effectiveness of a statewide universal abusive head trauma prevention program using nurse advice line telephone calls for infant crying concerns.
This national assessment of emergency departments (EDs) for pediatric readiness finds that the presence of a pediatric emergency care coordinator improves readiness and compliance with guidelines.
Olds et al determine the effect of prenatal and infant/toddler nurse home visiting on maternal and child mortality during a 2-decade period.
Wang et al conduct a case study of the Massachusetts Essential School Health program to demonstrate the cost-benefit of school health services delivered by full-time registered nurses. See also the editorial by Taras.
Olds et al examine the effects of prenatal and infancy/toddler home visits by paraprofessionals and by nurses on child development at child ages 6 and 9 years. Shonkoff provides commentary in a related editorial.