house calls

Summary

Summary: Visits to the patient's home by professional personnel for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Multidimensional preventive home visit programs for community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Anke Huss
    Department of Geriatrics, Inselspital University of Bern Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:298-307. 2008
  2. ncbi Long-term effects of home visitation on maternal life course and child abuse and neglect. Fifteen-year follow-up of a randomized trial
    D L Olds
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80203, USA
    JAMA 278:637-43. 1997
  3. pmc Out of hours service in Denmark: evaluation five years after reform
    M B Christensen
    Research Unit for General Practice, University of Aarhus, 2 DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMJ 316:1502-5. 1998
  4. ncbi How did formative research inform the development of a home-based neonatal care intervention in rural Ghana?
    Z Hill
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Perinatol 28:S38-45. 2008
  5. ncbi Home-based HIV testing and counseling in rural and urban Kenyan communities
    Warren Dalal
    Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:e47-54. 2013
  6. ncbi Can home visits help reduce hospital readmissions? Randomized controlled trial
    Frances Kam Yuet Wong
    School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    J Adv Nurs 62:585-95. 2008
  7. pmc Effects of intensive home visiting programs for older people with poor health status: a systematic review
    Ans Bouman
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Peter Debyeplein 1, 6229 HA Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:74. 2008
  8. ncbi A randomized trial of in-home visits for disability prevention in community-dwelling older people at low and high risk for nursing home admission
    A E Stuck
    Department of Geriatrics and Rehabilitation, Zieglerspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 160:977-86. 2000
  9. ncbi The effectiveness and efficiency of home-based nursing health promotion for older people: a review of the literature
    Maureen Markle-Reid
    McMaster University and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Health Research Personnel Development Fund
    Med Care Res Rev 63:531-69. 2006
  10. ncbi Whom do preventive home visits help?
    Andreas Stuck
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:561-3. 2008

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  1. ncbi Multidimensional preventive home visit programs for community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Anke Huss
    Department of Geriatrics, Inselspital University of Bern Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:298-307. 2008
    ..Our objective was to systematically review RCTs examining the effect of home visit programs on mortality, nursing home admissions, and functional status decline...
  2. ncbi Long-term effects of home visitation on maternal life course and child abuse and neglect. Fifteen-year follow-up of a randomized trial
    D L Olds
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80203, USA
    JAMA 278:637-43. 1997
    ..Home-visitation services have been promoted as a means of improving maternal and child health and functioning. However, long-term effects have not been examined...
  3. pmc Out of hours service in Denmark: evaluation five years after reform
    M B Christensen
    Research Unit for General Practice, University of Aarhus, 2 DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMJ 316:1502-5. 1998
    ..Five years after its introduction, to evaluate the 1992 reform in the out of hours service in Denmark...
  4. ncbi How did formative research inform the development of a home-based neonatal care intervention in rural Ghana?
    Z Hill
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Perinatol 28:S38-45. 2008
    ..Formative research is an essential step in helping to ensure the development of an effective, appropriate and sustainable intervention...
  5. ncbi Home-based HIV testing and counseling in rural and urban Kenyan communities
    Warren Dalal
    Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:e47-54. 2013
    ..In sub-Saharan Africa, most people with HIV do not know they are infected...
  6. ncbi Can home visits help reduce hospital readmissions? Randomized controlled trial
    Frances Kam Yuet Wong
    School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    J Adv Nurs 62:585-95. 2008
    ..Home visits after hospital discharge have been introduced to help reduce hospital readmission rates, but the results have not been conclusive...
  7. pmc Effects of intensive home visiting programs for older people with poor health status: a systematic review
    Ans Bouman
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Peter Debyeplein 1, 6229 HA Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:74. 2008
    ..The objective of this review was to assess the effectiveness of intensive home visiting programs targeting older people with poor health or otherwise with functional impairments...
  8. ncbi A randomized trial of in-home visits for disability prevention in community-dwelling older people at low and high risk for nursing home admission
    A E Stuck
    Department of Geriatrics and Rehabilitation, Zieglerspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 160:977-86. 2000
    ..In-home preventive visits with multidimensional geriatric assessments can delay the onset of disabilities in older people...
  9. ncbi The effectiveness and efficiency of home-based nursing health promotion for older people: a review of the literature
    Maureen Markle-Reid
    McMaster University and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Health Research Personnel Development Fund
    Med Care Res Rev 63:531-69. 2006
    ..Findings also indicate the need for a theoretical foundation, increased emphasis on health-promotion strategies, and more research using a more complete economic evaluation to establish efficiency...
  10. ncbi Whom do preventive home visits help?
    Andreas Stuck
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:561-3. 2008
  11. ncbi Effects of a preventive home visit program in ambulatory frail older people: a randomized controlled trial
    Ayumi Kono
    School of Nursing, Osaka City University, 1 5 17 Asahi Abeno, Osaka 545 0051, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:302-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects on functional and psychosocial parameters and long-term care utilization of a preventive home visit program for ambulatory frail Japanese elders...
  12. ncbi Cost effectiveness of preventive home visits to the elderly: economic evaluation alongside randomized controlled study
    Christian Kronborg
    Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Eur J Health Econ 7:238-46. 2006
    ..The discounted difference in mean active life-years was 0.034 (-0.058 to 0.125) and 0.197 (0.013 to 0.380), respectively. The study did not provide conclusive evidence on the cost effectiveness of the programs under consideration...
  13. pmc The "House Calls" trial: a randomized controlled trial to reduce racial disparities in live donor kidney transplantation: rationale and design
    James R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Institute and The Center for Transplant Outcomes and Quality Improvement, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:811-8. 2012
    ..g., House Calls), or through group (Group-Based) or individual education (Individual Counseling) in the transplant center...
  14. ncbi Effect of preventive home visits for ambulatory housebound elders in Japan: a pilot study
    Ayumi Kono
    Sepulveda VA GRECC, School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, 91343, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:293-9. 2004
    ..Programs of preventive home visits for ambulatory housebound elders have not yet become established in Japan. The aim of this randomized pilot study was to investigate effects of such visits by public health nurses in Japan...
  15. ncbi A cost-effectiveness evaluation of a home visit program for adolescent mothers
    Marcela Aracena
    Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Macul, Santiago de Chile
    J Health Psychol 14:878-87. 2009
    ..Results show higher scores for the intervention group on the mothers' mental health and nutritional state, as well as on the children's levels of linguistic development...
  16. pmc Effectiveness of home based support for older people: systematic review and meta-analysis
    R Elkan
    School of Nursing, Postgraduate Division, University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH
    BMJ 323:719-25. 2001
    ..06; -0.07 to 0.18). Four studies showed no effect on activities of daily living (0.05; -0.07 to 0.17). CONCLUSION: Home visits to older people can reduce mortality and admission to long term institutional care...
  17. ncbi Home visits to prevent nursing home admission and functional decline in elderly people: systematic review and meta-regression analysis
    Andreas E Stuck
    Zentrum Geriatrie Rehabilitation, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstrasse 75, CH 3001, Bern, Switzerland
    JAMA 287:1022-8. 2002
    ..The effects of home visitation programs to prevent functional decline in elderly persons have been inconsistent, and the value of these programs is controversial...
  18. ncbi The role of home-visiting programs in preventing child abuse and neglect
    Kimberly S Howard
    Teachers College, Columbia University, USA
    Future Child 19:119-46. 2009
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  19. ncbi The impact of a home visitation programme on household hazards associated with unintentional childhood injuries: a randomised controlled trial
    Willem Odendaal
    University of South Africa, Institute for Social and Health Sciences, MRC UNISA Crime, Violence and Injury Lead Programme, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Accid Anal Prev 41:183-90. 2009
    ..This article reports on the influence of a home visitation programme (HVP) on household hazards associated with unintentional childhood injuries in a South African low-income setting...
  20. pmc House calls revisited: leveraging technology to overcome obstacles to veteran psychiatric care and improve treatment outcomes
    Megan Olden
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1208:133-41. 2010
    ..The use of these innovative and creative vehicles offers a significant and as yet unfulfilled promise to expand delivery of high-quality psychological therapies, regardless of clinician and patient location...
  21. pmc Effect of timing of first postnatal care home visit on neonatal mortality in Bangladesh: a observational cohort study
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 339:b2826. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of the timing of first postnatal home visit by community health workers on neonatal mortality...
  22. pmc Changes in depressive symptoms in first time mothers in home visitation
    Robert T Ammerman
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:127-38. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of and changes in depressive symptoms in mothers enrolled in home visitation and identify predictors of change in symptoms over the first 9 months of service...
  23. ncbi Reducing low birth weight through home visitation: a randomized controlled trial
    Eunju Lee
    Center for Human Services Research, School of Social Welfare, University at Albany, State University of New York, New York, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:154-60. 2009
    ..This study assessed the effectiveness of a prenatal home-visitation program in reducing adverse birth outcomes among socially disadvantaged pregnant women and adolescents...
  24. pmc Effects of home visits by home nurses to elderly people with health problems: design of a randomised clinical trial in the Netherlands [ISRCTN92017183]
    Ans Nicolaides-Bouman
    Dept of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:35. 2004
    ..The results of this study will contribute to the discussion on effective public health strategies for the aged...
  25. pmc Effects of preventive home visits to elderly people living in the community: systematic review
    J C van Haastregt
    Research Division, Institute for Rehabilitation Research, PO Box 192, 6430 AD Hoensbroek, Netherlands
    BMJ 320:754-8. 2000
    ..To assess the effects of preventive home visits to elderly people living in the community...
  26. ncbi Efficacy of a nurse-led multidimensional preventive programme for older people at risk of functional decline. A randomized controlled trial
    R Hebert
    Gerontology and Geriatric Research Centre, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, 1036 Belvedere Street South, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4, Canada
    Age Ageing 30:147-53. 2001
    ..To verify the efficacy of a multidimensional preventive programme on functional decline of older people...
  27. pmc Home visits - central to primary care, tradition or an obligation? A qualitative study
    Gudrun Theile
    Institute of General Practice and Family Medicine, Hanover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    BMC Fam Pract 12:24. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore German general practitioners' (GPs) attitudes with regard to the feasibility, burden and outlook of continued home visits in German primary care...
  28. ncbi A randomized trial to assess the effectiveness of an infant home safety programme
    S Babul
    BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 14:109-17. 2007
    ..It was concluded that home visitation may provide a beneficial adjunct to the provision of safety devices and may increase use by parents...
  29. ncbi Randomized trial of a statewide home visiting program: impact in preventing child abuse and neglect
    Anne Duggan
    Department of General Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1620 McElderry Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 1903, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 28:597-622. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of home visiting in preventing child abuse and neglect in the first 3 years of life in families identified as at-risk of child abuse through population-based screening at the child's birth...
  30. ncbi Impact of a statewide home visiting program on parenting and on child health and development
    Debra Caldera
    Alaska State Department of Health and Scial Services, Anchorage, AK, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 31:829-52. 2007
    ..To assess the impact of a voluntary, paraprofessional home visiting program on promoting child health and development and maternal parenting knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors...
  31. ncbi Effect of meteorological variables on the incidence of respiratory tract infections
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    Respir Med 102:733-7. 2008
    ..The possible effect of the various meteorological variables on the incidence of upper and lower respiratory tract infections (RTIs) has intrigued the scientific community for decades...
  32. ncbi An integrative research review of preventive home visits among older people--is an individual health resource perspective a vision or a reality?
    Lisbeth Fagerström
    Department of Health Sciences, Buskerud University College, Drammen, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 23:558-68. 2009
    ..This form of care must still be developed to include extensive screenings and interventions, as well as a health resource perspective where the starting point during every home visit is the older person's individual needs and wishes...
  33. ncbi Effects of a home visiting program for older people with poor health status: a randomized, clinical trial in The Netherlands
    Ans Bouman
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:397-404. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a home visiting program on health-related measures in a population of older people with poor health status...
  34. ncbi Educational intervention toward preventive home visitors reduced functional decline in community-living older women
    K Avlund
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:954-62. 2007
    ..To investigate whether immediate effects of a 3-year educational intervention in primary health care were confirmed 18 months after the end of the intervention...
  35. ncbi Randomized trial of a statewide home visiting program to prevent child abuse: impact in reducing parental risk factors
    Anne Duggan
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1620 McElderry Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 1903, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 28:623-43. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of a home visiting program in reducing malleable parental risk factors for child abuse in families of newborns identified, through population-based screening, as at-risk of child abuse...
  36. pmc AGnES: supporting general practitioners with qualified medical practice personnel: model project evaluation regarding quality and acceptance
    Neeltje van den Berg
    Institut für Community Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 106:3-9. 2009
    ..care) project allows general practitioners (GPs) to delegate certain elements of medical care, including house calls, to qualified AGnES employees and thereby provide primary care to a larger number of patients...
  37. ncbi The promise and limitations of home visiting: implementing effective programs
    Deanna S Gomby
    Deanna Gomby Consulting, 903 Sunrose Terrace 206, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 31:793-9. 2007
  38. ncbi The past, present, and future of house calls
    Helen Kao
    University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, 380, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 25:19-34, v. 2009
    This article describes: the origin and evolution of house calls; what is uniquely gained from house calls for both patients and providers; key clinical issues managed at home; evidence that house calls improve outcomes; organization of ..
  39. ncbi Is home visiting an effective strategy? A meta-analytic review of home visiting programs for families with young children
    Monica A Sweet
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Child Dev 75:1435-56. 2004
    ..043 to.318; 6 of the 10 significantly differed from 0. No one program characteristic consistently affected effect sizes across outcome groups. The extent to which these findings have practical use for the field is discussed...
  40. ncbi Who receives house calls?
    Hao Wei Liang
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1581-2. 2008
  41. ncbi Learning while having fun: the use of video gaming to teach geriatric house calls to medical students
    Gustavo Duque
    Centre for Medical Education, Nepean Clinical School, University of Sydney, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1328-32. 2008
    ..In summary, this method provides medical students with a fun and structured experience that has an effect not only on their learning, but also on their understanding of the particular needs of the elderly population...
  42. pmc Nurse practitioner management of acute in-hours home visit or assessment requests: a pilot study
    Martin Edwards
    Jenner Practice, Forest Hill, London
    Br J Gen Pract 59:7-11. 2009
    ..Nurse practitioners can effectively substitute for GPs in managing same-day in-hours emergency care in the surgery, but their role in managing all such requests, including those requiring home visits, has not been assessed...
  43. pmc Home visiting by general practitioners in England and Wales
    P Aylin
    Office for National Statistics, London
    BMJ 313:207-10. 1996
    ..To use data from the fourth national survey of morbidity in general practice to investigate the association between home visiting rates and patients' characteristics...
  44. pmc Effects of a programme of multifactorial home visits on falls and mobility impairments in elderly people at risk: randomised controlled trial
    J C van Haastregt
    Research Division, Institute for Rehabilitation Research, PO Box 192, 6430 AD Hoensbroek, Netherlands
    BMJ 321:994-8. 2000
    ..To evaluate whether a programme of multifactorial home visits reduces falls and impairments in mobility in elderly people living in the community...
  45. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of home visits in the outpatient treatment of patients with alcohol dependence
    Edilaine Moraes
    UNIAD UNIFESP, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur Addict Res 16:69-77. 2010
    ..Sensitivity analysis showed an ICER of USD 689 (scenario favoring HV) and USD 2,334 (scenario favoring CT). The HV treatment was found to be cost-effective according to the WHO Commission on Macroeconomics and Health...
  46. doi Home visits by family physicians in Poland: patients' perspective
    Ludmiła Marcinowicz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Nursing, Medical University of Białystok, Mieszka I 4 B, Białystok, Poland
    Eur J Gen Pract 13:237-8. 2007
  47. pmc Effectiveness of visits from community pharmacists for patients with heart failure: HeartMed randomised controlled trial
    Richard Holland
    Clinical Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 334:1098. 2007
    ..To test whether a drug review and symptom self management and lifestyle advice intervention by community pharmacists could reduce hospital admissions or mortality in heart failure patients...
  48. ncbi Factors influencing home visits in Slovenian general practice
    Igor Svab
    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Poljanski nasip 58, Slovenia
    Fam Pract 20:58-60. 2003
    ..In Slovenia, home visiting is decreasing, but the factors influencing home visiting by GPs in the country have not yet been examined...
  49. ncbi Home visits to the housebound patient in family practice: a multicenter study. Israeli General Practice Research Network
    S Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 2:203-6. 2000
    ..Most countries today are experiencing an accelerated pace of population aging. The management of the elderly housebound patient presents a special challenge to the family physician...
  50. doi [Home visits in German general practice: findings from routinely collected computer data of 158,000 patients]
    E A Snijder
    Abt Allgemeinmedizin, Georg August Universitat, Gottingen
    Gesundheitswesen 69:679-85. 2007
    ..Therefore we aim to describe the quantity of home visits, the target population and the workload for general practitioners on the basis of computerised data routinely collected in general practices...
  51. pmc Can early postpartum home visits by trained community health workers improve breastfeeding of newborns?
    I Mannan
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Perinatol 28:632-40. 2008
    ..Whether postpartum visits by trained community health workers (CHWs), reduce newborn breastfeeding problems...
  52. pmc General practitioners' perceptions of the appropriateness and inappropriateness of out-of-hours calls
    H Smith
    Health Care Research Unit, University of Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 51:270-5. 2001
    ....
  53. ncbi Implementing telemonitoring in the daily routine of a GP practice in a rural setting in northern Germany
    Claudia Terschüren
    Institute for Community Medicine, Department Epidemiology of Health Care and Community Health, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany
    J Telemed Telecare 13:197-201. 2007
    ..With the back-up of the measurements obtained by the telecare devices it was possible to delegate monitoring tasks to the community medicine nurse...
  54. pmc Demand for and supply of out of hours care from general practitioners in England and Scotland: observational study based on routinely collected data
    C Salisbury
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 320:618-21. 2000
    ..To determine the level of demand and supply of out of hours care from a nationally representative sample of general practice cooperatives...
  55. ncbi Randomized intervention trial on preventive home visits to older people: baseline and follow-up characteristics of participants and non-participants
    Mikkel Vass
    Department of General Practice and Central Research Unit for General Practice, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:410-7. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi General practice out-of-hours co-operatives--population contact rates
    G Bury
    Department of General Practice, University College Dublin
    Ir Med J 99:73-5. 2006
    ..These results are explored in the context of UK and Danish data, with which they compare. The implications of the urban/rural banding are significant and require early further research...
  57. ncbi Care by general practitioners and district nurses of patients receiving home nursing: a study from suburban Stockholm
    Sonja Modin
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:208-12. 2002
    ..To review the care by general practitioners (GPs), district nurses and assistant nurses of patients receiving home nursing...
  58. pmc GP-support by means of AGnES-practice assistants and the use of telecare devices in a sparsely populated region in Northern Germany--proof of concept
    Neeltje van den Berg
    Institute for Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Ellernholzstrasse 1 2, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Fam Pract 10:44. 2009
    ..Main objectives were the assessment of the acceptance of the AGnES-concept by the participating GPs, patients, and AGnES-practice assistants, the kind of delegated tasks, and the feasibility of home telecare in a GP-practice...
  59. pmc Air pollution and doctors' house calls for respiratory diseases in the Greater Paris area (2000-3)
    Benoit Chardon
    Regional Observatory of Health, Paris, France
    Occup Environ Med 64:320-4. 2007
    ..5, NO2 and the number of doctors' house calls for asthma, upper respiratory diseases (URD) and lower respiratory diseases (LRD) in Greater Paris for the ..
  60. ncbi Home visiting programme for older people with health problems: process evaluation
    Ans Nicolaides-Bouman
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 58:425-35. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a process evaluation of the content, patient compliance and participant experiences of a home visiting programme for older people with self-reported health problems...
  61. ncbi Effects on health care use and associated cost of a home visiting program for older people with poor health status: a randomized clinical trial in the Netherlands
    Ans Bouman
    Maastricht University, Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:291-7. 2008
    ..We therefore studied the effects of a home visiting program for older people with poor health. This article describes the effects on health care use and associated cost...
  62. pmc An analysis of patient house calls in the area of Attica, Greece
    George Peppas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:112. 2006
    Physicians house calls to patients have been declining in many countries of the world. The objective of this study was to describe the patterns of utilization of house call services provided by SOS doctors in the area of Attica, Greece.
  63. pmc Design and pilot results of a single blind randomized controlled trial of systematic demand-led home visits by nurses to frail elderly persons in primary care [ISRCTN05358495]
    Hein P J van Hout
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Department of General Practice, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 5:11. 2005
    ..Pilot objectives were: 1. To determine the feasibility of postal multidimensional frailty screening instruments; 2. to identify the need for home visits to elderly...
  64. ncbi Preventive home visits to older people in Denmark--why, how, by whom, and when?
    M Vass
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, University Hospital, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1014, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 40:209-16. 2007
    ..The value and importance of geriatric and gerontological education is evidence based...
  65. ncbi Process-evaluation of a home visit programme to prevent falls and mobility impairments among elderly people at risk
    Jolanda C M van Haastregt
    Institute for Rehabilitation Research, P O Box 192, 6430 AD Hoensbroek, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 47:301-9. 2002
    ..Despite this, it seems to be an unsuitable intervention technique to reduce falls and mobility impairments among elderly people at risk...
  66. ncbi [Transfer of the AGnES concept to the regular German health-care system: legal evaluation, reimbursement, qualification]
    N van den Berg
    Institut für Community Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald
    Gesundheitswesen 72:285-92. 2010
    ..social security legislation, the AGnES concept of delegation of certain tasks of medical care, especially house calls, by general practitioners (GPs) to qualified practice employees (AGnES employees), will be transferred into the ..
  67. ncbi Effect of meteorological variables on the incidence of lower urinary tract infections
    M E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, 9 Neapoleos Street, 151 23, Marousi, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:709-12. 2009
    ..The awareness of this association may facilitate preventive public health strategies. [corrected]..
  68. pmc Delegation of GP-home visits to qualified practice assistants: assessment of economic effects in an ambulatory healthcare centre
    Neeltje van den Berg
    Institute for Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:155. 2010
    ..To explore the economic effects of this concept, the development of the number of home visits in an ambulatory healthcare centre was analysed and compared with the number of home visits in the surrounding county...
  69. ncbi Structured home visits to older people. Are they only of benefit for women? A randomised controlled trial
    Mikkel Vass
    Department of General Practice and Central Research Unit for General Practice, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 22:106-11. 2004
    ..To investigate whether education of primary care professionals improved functional ability in home-dwelling older people, with special focus on gender differences...
  70. pmc Changing patterns of home visiting in general practice: an analysis of electronic medical records
    Michael J van den Berg
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 7:58. 2006
    ..This has been influenced by non-medical factors such as mobility and pressures on time. The objective of this study was to investigate changes in home visiting rates, looking at the level of diagnoses in 1987 and in 2001...
  71. ncbi House calls
    Sandeep Jauhar
    Heart Failure Program, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2149-51. 2004
  72. ncbi Trends in house calls to Medicare beneficiaries
    Steven H Landers
    JAMA 294:2435-6. 2005
  73. ncbi Second births among teenage mothers: program results and statistical methods
    Lorraine V Klerman
    Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, p O Box 9110 MS 035, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454 9110, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:452-5. 2003
    ..Delaying second pregnancies among teenagers requires intensive efforts. Survival analysis is a more accurate and useful way of presenting program results than simple analysis of the proportion of women with a second birth...
  74. pmc Home visiting for intervention delivery to improve rural family asthma management
    Sharon D Horner
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 23:213-23. 2006
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  75. pmc Characteristics and trends in required home care by GPs in Austria: diseases and functional status of patients
    Gustav Kamenski
    Department of General Medicine, Centre of Public Health, Medical University Vienna, Wahringerstrasse 13A, A 1090 Wien, Austria
    BMC Fam Pract 7:55. 2006
    ..This study was carried out to identify diseases that need home care and to describe the functional profile of home care patients in eastern Austria...
  76. pmc Role of home visiting in improving parenting and health in families at risk of abuse and neglect: results of a multicentre randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation
    Jane Barlow
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:229-33. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of an intensive home visiting programme in improving outcomes for vulnerable families...
  77. ncbi Changing practice: a review of the first contact service
    Rita Newland
    City University and City and Hackney Teaching Primary Care Trust
    Community Pract 79:319-23. 2006
    ..This article illustrates the way in which a group of practitioners can work together to review service design and delivery...
  78. ncbi A cost-effectiveness analysis of two community models of care for patients with venous leg ulcers
    L Gordon
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innnovation School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Wound Care 15:348-53. 2006
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  79. ncbi A research evaluation of health support workers in a Sure Start project
    Christine Smith
    Cardiff University
    Community Pract 80:32-5. 2007
    ..The main findings show that health visitors and service users valued the input of the health support workers but there were important issues regarding training and supervision that needed to be addressed...
  80. ncbi Early childhood home visiting programme: factors contributing to success
    Maureen Heaman
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 55:291-300. 2006
    ..This paper reports a study of the factors that public health nurses, home visitors and parents consider important for the success of an early childhood home visiting programme...
  81. ncbi Home sweet home: a concept analysis of home visiting
    Diane K Pastor
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 24 Bluff Point Road, Northport, NY 11768, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 24:389-94. 2006
  82. ncbi Home health nursing care agenda based on health policy in Korea
    Hosihn Ryu
    College of Nursing, Korea University, Anam Dong, Sungbuk Ku, Seoul, South Korea
    Nurs Health Sci 7:92-8. 2005
    ..Accordingly, the major function and role of nursing policy makers in Korea is to develop an agenda and alternatives for policy-making in a systematic manner and to present implementation strategies clearly...
  83. ncbi Home care for diabetic children: keeping children out of hospital
    Giancarlo Cerasoli
    Department of Paediatrics, M Bufalini Hospital, Cesena, Italy
    Acta Biomed 74:41-4. 2003
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  84. ncbi Red flags during home visitation: infants and toddlers
    Elias Vasquez
    School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33143, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 23:123-31. 2006
    ..These red flags are useful to nurses working in collaboration with nonnursing professionals providing home visits...
  85. ncbi Nurse home visit programs for the elderly
    Karen Dorman Marek
    UW Milwaukee College of Nursing, Wisconsin, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 24:157-78. 2006
    ..Many studies demonstrated lower overall health care costs for the intervention group with either improved or at least no change in clinical outcomes...
  86. ncbi Prenatal and infancy home visiting by nurses: from randomized trials to community replication
    David L Olds
    Prevention Research Center, University of Colorado, Denver 80203, USA
    Prev Sci 3:153-72. 2002
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  87. ncbi A national survey of community psychiatric nurses and their client care activities in Ireland
    J McCardle
    Donegal Mental Health Service, Letterkenny General Hospital, Co Donegal, Ireland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:179-88. 2007
    ..This study provides baseline data for monitoring trends in community mental health nursing in Ireland, and for informing future policy regarding service provision and training of CPNs...
  88. ncbi Description of a home care service for cancer patients through quantitative indexes of evaluation
    M Maltoni
    Oncology Division, Ospedale Pierantoni, , Italy
    Tumori 77:453-9. 1991
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  89. ncbi I felt like a real nurse - student nurses out on their own
    Evelyn E Anderson
    Practice Education Facilitator, Aberdeen Community Health Partnership, Bridge of Don Clinic, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB22 8LD, United Kingdom
    Nurse Educ Today 28:443-9. 2008
    ..The opportunity for final stage students to work independently in whatever setting they are placed is recommended as important for their professional development...
  90. ncbi The home visit experience: a medical student's perspective
    Maria Hervada-Page
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5099, USA
    Care Manag J 8:206-10. 2007
    ..The students'papers demonstrate the unique environment of home visits...
  91. ncbi Home next day: early discharge of children following appendicectomy
    Michael Pfeil
    Nursing and Midwifery Research Unit, Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Child Health Care 11:208-20. 2007
    ..This study has demonstrated the safety of discharging these children within 24 hours of surgery and the value to nursing contacts in enabling the families to care for their children at home...
  92. ncbi Patient education in peritoneal dialysis: an observational study in Italy
    Gabriella Bordin
    San Giacomo Apostolo Hospital Castelfranco Veneto, Italy
    J Ren Care 33:165-71. 2007
    ..3%, 50% and 44.2% respectively. A lower peritonitis rates proves to be correlated to these activities rather than to presence of specialised personnel, to ratio nurses-patients or training time...
  93. ncbi Challenges of providing PD to the remote northwest of Ontario
    Sue Buob-Corbett
    Peritoneal Dialysis Unit, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario
    CANNT J 17:55-6. 2007
  94. ncbi Relationship work in an early childhood home visiting program
    Maureen Heaman
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    J Pediatr Nurs 22:319-30. 2007
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  95. ncbi What do health visitors do? A national survey of activities and service organisation
    S Cowley
    King s College London, School of Nursing and Midwifery, WBW Franklin Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 8NH, UK
    Public Health 121:869-79. 2007
    ..Early interventions targeting health inequalities, and changing policies for mothers and pre-school children, have focused attention on existing interventions...
  96. ncbi Effect of postnatal home visits on maternal/infant outcomes in Syria: a randomized controlled trial
    Hyam N Bashour
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria
    Public Health Nurs 25:115-25. 2008
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  97. ncbi Interdisciplinary clinical education: implementing a gerontological home visiting program
    Brenda K Wheeler
    Human Potential and Performance Nursing Program, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO 63501, USA
    Nurse Educ 32:136-40. 2007
    The Interdisciplinary House Calls program was a collaborative effort between a Midwestern medical school and a university, designed to give students from various health-related disciplines the opportunity to experience interdisciplinary ..
  98. ncbi Addressing mental health and stress in Medicaid-insured pregnant women using a nurse-community health worker home visiting team
    Lee Anne Roman
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, and Institute for Health Care Studies, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Public Health Nurs 24:239-48. 2007
    ....
  99. ncbi Burden among caregivers of elderly patients with osteoarthritis of hip joint
    Toyoko Asami
    Rehabilitation Center, Saga Medical School Hospital, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 93:96-103. 2002
    ..But the results did not changed. These finding suggest that caregivers of less disability to perform ADL may feel light burden when the patients do not suffer from dementia...
  100. ncbi The needs of children and their families at end of life: an analysis of community nursing practice
    Catherine Tuffrey
    Northumbria Healthcare Trust, North Tyneside General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields Tyne and Wear NE29 8NH, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:64-71. 2007
    ..there are few studies in the literature describing or evaluating the workload of children's community nurses prior to and following the death of a child with a non-oncological life-limiting disorder...
  101. ncbi Addressing domestic violence through maternal-child health home visiting: what we do and do not know
    Tracy A Evanson
    College of Nursing, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks 58202 9025, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 23:95-111. 2006
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Research Grants71

  1. Diet Quality and CVD Risk Factors in a Family Based Weight Management Study
    Alice H Lichtenstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S., a public health problem that threatens to overwhelm our healthcare system. (End of Abstract) ..
  2. North Lawndale Diabetes Community Action Project
    STEVEN contact WHITMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. A Trial of Zinc and Micronutrients in Tanzanian Children
    Christopher P Duggan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As experts in the fields of nutrition, pediatrics, epidemiology and maternal and child health, our team is committed to further evaluating the possible role of micronutrients in improving child health. ..
  4. Nutrition Intervention to Reduce Symptoms in Patients with Advanced Heart Failure
    Terry A Lennie; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Patients will be followed for an additional 6 months by telephone to collect longer term data on symptom burden and quality of life as well as heart failure hospitalization and all-cause mortality at 9 and 12 months. ..
  5. Maternal genitourinary infections and adverse perinatal outcomes
    Abdullah Hel Baqui; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  6. Field Validation of New XRF Analyzers: Assessing Personal Exposure to Metals
    PATRICK JEREMY PARSONS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The research team also builds on a growing collaborative relationship between Wadsworth Center scientists and environmental epidemiologists working with the NYS DOH's Center for Environmental Health, in Troy New York. ..
  7. Mothers and Others: Family-based Obesity Prevention for Infants and Toddlers
    Margaret E Bentley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  8. Culturally Adapted Strategies to Enhance Kidney Donation in Native Communities
    Dedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We leverage research conducted under RFA DK- 06-016 by adapting Dr. James Rodrigue's House Calls program, Dr. Prabhakar Baliga's patient navigation project, and Dr. L...
  9. Late cardiovascular consequences of septic shock
    Sachin Yende; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  10. Chicago Westside Partnership for Children's Asthma Initiative (CWPC-AI)
    Steven Whitman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  11. Multi-vitamins, HAART and HIV/AIDS in Uganda
    Wafaie W Fawzi; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In particular, multivitamins might confer important clinical benefits that would help preserve limited drug regimens in developing countries amidst increasing viral resistant HIV strains. ..
  12. Self-Regulation in Preschool: The Role of Child Physiology, Parents, and Teachers
    CATHI BARBRA PROPPER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  13. Prospective Studies of Avian Influenza Transmission in Asia
    GREGORY CHARLES GRAY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study is innovative in that no such prospective studies of avian influenza infection have been performed among those person's occupationally exposed to poultry in H5N1 endemic sites. ..
  14. Peer Support for Achieving Independence in Diabetes (Peer AID)
    Karin M Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Given the increasing prevalence of individuals with type 2 diabetes, cost-effective mechanisms are needed to manage the burden of this chronic disease. ..
  15. Nurse Practitioners Follow-up: Mobile Technology, Perinatal Outcomes, &Charges
    JEAN L HANNAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Wilcoxon Signed Rank test, will be used if the assumption of normal distribution is not met. Significant differences in means will support the hypotheses. ..
  16. HealthCare Manager: A Remote Medication and Personal Health Plan Support System
    Daniel K Davies; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A prototype system will be developed in Phase I and tested with 32 subjects by AbleLink's project partner, the Westchester Institute on Human Development. ..
  17. Does Enhanced School-Readiness Affect Adult Health of African Americans?
    Frances A Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The health care these adults provide for their own children will also be examined. ..
  18. Comparative Effectiveness of Dementia Care Strategies in Underserved Communities
    BARBARA G contact VICKREY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  19. Evaluating the CG ASSIST Program for Caregiving Dyads
    Patricia C Griffiths; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  20. Mouse allergen intervention and DNA methylation of asthma regulatory genes
    Rachel L Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposed study would be the first to study environmental epigenetic regulation in the context of a randomized environmental intervention. PHS 398/2590 (Rev. 06/09) Page Continuation Format Page ..
  21. LIFESTYLE REDESIGN FOR PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION IN SCI
    Florence A Clark; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In this study we will test a lifestyle intervention that promises to significantly reduce pressure ulcers in the population of adults with spinal cord injury. ..
  22. Stress, Autonomic Reactivity, and Mental Health in Low Income, Latino Children
    ABBEY DIANE ALKON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Also, children with slow heart rates at five years of age may develop symptoms of aggression, while children with fast heart rates may develop symptoms of depression by school-age. ..
  23. Depressed Mothers in Rural Areas: Web-Facilitated Cognitive Behavioral Treatment
    Lisa B Sheeber; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  24. Preventing Obesity through Intervention during Infancy
    Ian M Paul; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed research will evaluate an innovative early intervention program for obesity prevention that will deliver several interventions to parents and their infants through home nurse visits. ..
  25. Minding the Baby: Home Visiting Program Evaluation
    Lois S Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Cost analyses and detailed analysis of the dose and sample characteristics linked to efficacy, will allow us to plan for translation of the model into clinical care, and community sustainability. ..
  26. House Calls and Decision Support: Increasing Access to Live Donor Transplantation
    James R Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Guided by a socio- ecological model of LDKT, the PI developed an innovative House Calls intervention that has shown to be effective at overcoming barriers and increasing LDKT rates in Black patients...
  27. HealthCare Manager: Remote Medication and Health Plan Support System-Phase II
    Daniel K Davies; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This relates to the mission of NIH by providing a support tool that will enable seniors to perform personal health care tasks more consistently and accurately, thus promoting individual health and quality of life. ..
  28. Preventing Childhood Obesity through Early Feeding and Parenting Guidance
    ELIZABETH A REIFSNIDER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This easy to implement obesity-prevention intervention can be adopted for many locales and diverse communities. ..
  29. Estimating the Environmental Burden in Two Orphan Lung Diseases
    MARK DOUGLAS EISNER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  30. Healthy Children, Strong Families and Supportive Communities Intervention
    Alexandra K Adams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Ultimately, this multilevel project should reduce morbidity and mortality from obesity and its sequelae in a population of high-risk American Indian children. It will also lay the foundation for future collaborative research efforts. ..
  31. Early Childhood Development for the Poor: Impacting at Scale
    KONSTANTINOS MEGHIR; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  32. TRANSLATING A WEIGHT LOSS INTERVENTION THROUGH A NATIONAL HOME VISITING PROGRAM
    Debra Haire-Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..HEALTH has the potential for dissemination across all 50 states to 2200 PAT sites and 9600 educators reaching approximately 58,000 obese mothers and children. ..
  33. Personal Health Information Needs and Practices for Maternal Fetal Care
    Gretchen P Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. A Family Intervention for Pediatric Asthma Self-Management in Puerto Ricans
    Molly A Martin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The participatory design serves to build community capacity for research and improve research quality and effectiveness. ..
  35. Linking Russian Narcology &HIV Care to Enhance Treatment, Retention, &Outcomes
    Jeffrey H Samet; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If LINC can embed effectively within Eastern European medical systems, then it has the potential to be widely implemented in this region of the world and have a major impact on the HIV epidemic among IDUs. ..
  36. Improving Outcomes for Homeless Veterans with Peer Support
    Marsha Langer Ellison; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our data analysis strategy will be to use a repeated-measures model to test for the significance of the treatment-by-time interaction while accounting for the clustered design of case manager within site. ..
  37. Understanding and Preventing Childhood Drug Use Risk
    Daniel S Shaw; Fiscal Year: 2012
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  38. Linking Primary Care, Communities and Families to Prevent Obesity Among Preschool
    Nancy E Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  39. Understanding and Preventing Childhood Drug Use Risk
    Thomas J Dishion; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Understanding and Preventing Childhood Drug Use Risk
    Melvin N Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  41. Trial of Vitamin D in HIV Progression
    Wafaie W Fawzi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  42. A New Model for the Delivery of Well-Child Care to Low-Income Children
    TUMAINI RUCKER COKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  43. Focus on Learning
    JANET A WELSH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  44. Self Regulation and Race/Ethnic Disparities in School Readiness
    MARGARET O CAUGHY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, the results of this research will have important scientific as well as policy implications for reducing disparities in early academic achievement. ..
  45. Maternal Nutrition Education and Early Childhood Caries: A Randomized Field Trial
    BENJAMIN WILK CHAFFEE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Such information is directly applicable to the development of affordable, targeted strategies for better prevention of early childhood dental caries in a variety of settings. ..
  46. Weight Management in Obese Pregnant Underserved African American Women
    Samuel Klein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If effective, PAT+ can be disseminated through this national organization, which currently reaches over 249,000 mothers and 319,000 children participating in 2,173 PAT programs across all 50 states. ..
  47. Disadvantaged Children: Predictors and Outcomes of Sleep Behaviors
    Lauren Hale; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding these relationships will identify target populations for intervention and inform development of culturally- sensitive programs to promote sleep quality and child wellbeing. ..
  48. LLISA: ???Liposome-Linked Immunosorbant Assay??? for Detection of HIV Viral Load
    Abraham P Lee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..With the integration of these two sets of expertise, we expect to address the grand challenge of developing point-of-care viral load assays. ..
  49. Dissemination of Effective MH Services in Foster Care
    Sonya J Leathers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  50. Protocolized Goal-directed Resuscitation of Septic Shock to Prevent AKI
    John A Kellum; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  51. Trial of Transition to Parenting Program for Couples
    MARK ETHAN FEINBERG; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The transition to parenthood is a stressful period for many couples. Developing and disseminating new, effective preventive programs such as the one proposed would have substantial public health benefits for couples and their children. ..
  52. Medicaid Asthma Home Visit Project- Improving Health and Reducing Costs of Health
    James W Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Home visits have the potential not only to improve children's health but also to reduce Medicaid expenditures. ..
  53. Physical activity during the transition from elementary school to middle school
    Russell R Pate; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This knowledge is needed to inform future public health interventions aimed at increasing physical activity and preventing obesity in children and adolescents. ..
  54. Engaging Fathers in Home Visitation: Incorporation of Co-Parenting Intervention
    ROBERT THOMPSON AMMERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results from this study will have significant public policy implications given the sizable public investment that has been made in home visitation around the country. ..
  55. Acute vs. Delayed Iron: Effect on Red Cell Iron Incorporation in Severe Malaria
    Sarah Cusick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  56. Integrated, Home-based Treatment for MDR TB and HIV in Rural South Africa
    James C M Brust; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  57. SUMMER INSTITUTE IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE
    Rebecca A Silliman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..3) Provide students the opportunity to develop a collegial community with other students from throughout the United States who plan careers in Geriatric Medicine, providing support and reinforcement for this choice of career path. ..
  58. E-Coaching: IVR-Enhanced Care Transition Support for Complex Patients
    Christine S Ritchie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  59. ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON EARLY READING: A TWIN STUDY
    Stephen A Petrill; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Disparities in Self Regulation and School Readiness: Kindergarten Follow-up
    MARGARET O CAUGHY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Analytic methods will include multiple linear regression, structural equations modeling, and latent growth curve analysis. ..
  61. Intervention to Improve Functional Outcome &Persistent Symptoms in Schizophrenia
    DAWN IRENE VELLIGAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will compare 4 treatments to determine if this combined approach improves both symptoms and functioning for individuals with schizophrenia. ..
  62. Solar Water Disinfection: Randomized Intervention Trial
    JOHN COLFORD; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It is run jointly with the Bolivian partners at the Universidad Mayor de San Simon and the Fondazion SODIS that coordinates the Bolivian SODIS program. ..
  63. CORRELATES OF PRETERM AND TERM INFANT FEEDING OUTCOMES
    Karen Pridham; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Hypothesized relationships among variables will be examined with general linear multivariate models. Estimates of the group specific standardized regression..
  64. NURSING INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE EPSDT UTILIZATION
    MAIJA SELBY HARRINGTON; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The research findings will have broad implications for practice and research regarding methods of bringing HPDP information to rural, underserved, low-literate, poor minority populations...
  65. VALIDATING THE SAFETY OF NURSE-HEALTH ADVOCATE SERVICES
    KARLA NACION; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Consequently, this research will examine the safety of the MCHA-nurse team in providing services traditionally done only by professional nurses. ..
  66. STDS, FERTILITY, MARRIAGE AND DEMOGRAPHIC PROJECTION
    Ronald Gray; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In collaboration with the U.S. Bureau of Census, data from the proposed study will be used to revise demographic projections of the effects of HIV on population growth, composition and AIDS orphanhood. ..
  67. CLINICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL INFLUENCES ON HIV THERAPY
    Richard Rothenberg; Fiscal Year: 1999
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  68. MEXICAN-ORIGIN CHILDREN'S HEALTH IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
    Lauren Clark; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Ultimately, the unique strengths of the Mexican American family and household described in this research may be supported and enhanced to facilitate optimal health outcomes for children. ..
  69. USING SOCIAL NETWORKS TO REDUCE RISKY SEX IN HIV+ WOMEN
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  70. VITAMIN D RECEPTOR GENE POLYMORPHISM AND BREAST CANCER
    Esther John; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Since vitamin D exposure is potentially modifiable, the proposed research may have important implications for new approaches to breast cancer prevention. ..
  71. Endotoxin Exposure Alters-Anti-Tetanus IgE in Infants
    Dennis Ownby; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The closer temporal relationship should produce a clearer understanding of role of early environmental exposures on the development of allergic disease. ..