Early intervention in low-birth-weight premature infants. Results through age 5 years from the Infant Health and Development Program.

@article{Brooksgunn1994EarlyII,
  title={Early intervention in low-birth-weight premature infants. Results through age 5 years from the Infant Health and Development Program.},
  author={J Brooks-gunn and Cecelia Mccarton and Patrick H. Casey and Marie C McCormick and Charles R. Bauer and Judy C. Bernbaum and Jon E. Tyson and Melvin Swanson and Forrest Curt Bennett and David H T Scott},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1994},
  volume={272 16},
  pages={1257-62}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the persistence of effects on health and development at age 5 years of the Infant Health and Development Program, an early childhood intervention that was provided to low-birth-weight (LBW) premature infants from neonatal discharge through age 3 years. DESIGN Randomized, controlled, multicenter trial, stratified by two LBW groups: lighter (< or = 2000 g) and heavier (2001 to 2500 g). SETTING Eight socioeconomically heterogeneous clinical sites. PARTICIPANTS Of 985… CONTINUE READING

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