Improving Care of Upper Respiratory Infections Among Latino Early Head Start Parents

  title={Improving Care of Upper Respiratory Infections Among Latino Early Head Start Parents},
  author={Melissa S. Stockwell and Marina Catallozzi and Dodi Meyer and Carmen Rodr{\'i}guez and Emelin Martinez and Elaine Larson},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
Misconceptions about upper respiratory infections (URI) and their treatment are widely held, especially among Latino parents, and are associated with increased health care visits. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends community based interventions to educate families about URI. We designed a community-based, culturally competent health literacy intervention regarding URI, which was pilot tested with Latino Early Head Start (EHS) parents. In depth interviews were conducted to… CONTINUE READING

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