Early Intervention and Recovery Among Children With Failure to Thrive: Follow-up at Age 8

@article{Black2007EarlyIA,
  title={Early Intervention and Recovery Among Children With Failure to Thrive: Follow-up at Age 8},
  author={M. Black and H. Dubowitz and A. Krishnakumar and R. H. Starr},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={120},
  pages={59 - 69}
}
  • M. Black, H. Dubowitz, +1 author R. H. Starr
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OBJECTIVES. We sought to examine the impact of a randomized, controlled trial of home visiting among infants with failure to thrive on growth, academic/cognitive performance, and home/classroom behavior at age 8. METHODS. Infants with failure to thrive (N = 130) or adequate growth (N = 119) were recruited from pediatric primary care clinics serving low-income, urban communities. Eligibility criteria included age <25 months, gestational age >36 weeks, birth weight >2500 g, and no significant… CONTINUE READING

    Paper Mentions

    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    Failure to Thrive negatively affects growth, cognition, behavior, and quality of life (QoL), which can be devastating and enduring. These outcomes are high-cost and lead to increased… Expand
    ConditionsFailure to Thrive
    InterventionOther
    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    1. Children in the home intervention group will have better growth (increase in weight and height) than children in the control group. 2. Children in the home intervention… Expand
    ConditionsFailure to Thrive
    InterventionBehavioral

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