A multicentre randomised controlled trial of an intervention to improve the accuracy of linear growth measurement.

@article{Lipman2004AMR,
  title={A multicentre randomised controlled trial of an intervention to improve the accuracy of linear growth measurement.},
  author={Terri H. Lipman and Karen D Hench and Terri Benyi and Joanne Delaune and Kathy Gilluly and Lydia M. Johnson and Morris G. Johnson and Heather McKnight-Menci and Doris Shorkey and Justine Shults and Felicity Waite and Colleen Weber},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2004},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={342-6}
}
AIMS To evaluate linear growth assessment and the effect of an intervention on measurement accuracy in primary care practices (PCP) within eight US geographical areas. METHODS In this multicentre randomised controlled intervention study, paediatric endocrine nurses as site coordinators (SC) visited 55 randomly assigned PCP to evaluate growth assessment of staff performing linear measurements. SC observed 127 measurers assessing a total of 878 children: 307 (baseline), 282 (3 months), and 289… CONTINUE READING