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Newborn Health Information Study

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 12, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 14, 2009
The Commonwealth Fund
Academic Pediatric Association
Information provided by:
University of Rochester

Brief Summary:
This is a randomized, controlled trial to test the use of an educational video during the newborn well-child visit. Parents who watch the video during their medical visit will be compared to those parents who receive traditional paper handouts. Measures obtained at baseline and 2-week follow-up include knowledge of infant development, self-efficacy with infant care, and problem-solving skills.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Infant, Newborn Behavioral: DVD/Video Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 137 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Innovative Delivery of Newborn Anticipatory Guidance: The Incorporation of Media-Based Learning Into the Primary Care Office.
Study Start Date : November 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2009

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: DVD/Video
Parents of newborns in the experimental group attending their first baby visit will be shown a video about newborn care.
Behavioral: DVD/Video
One DVD or Video will be watched by all parents of newborns enrolled into the experimental group.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Knowledge of Infant Development [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Baby's first visit to the pediatric office

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Baby > 1 month old
  • Parent/Caregiver < 18yrs old
  • Inability to understand English
  • No access to a working telephone

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00820677

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United States, New York
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York, United States, 14642
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Rochester
The Commonwealth Fund
Academic Pediatric Association
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Principal Investigator: Heather A Paradis, MD University of Rochester
Principal Investigator: Jill S Halterman, MD, MPH University of Rochester
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Heather Paradis, MD, University of Rochester Identifier: NCT00820677    
Other Study ID Numbers: RSRB00024779
First Posted: January 12, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 14, 2009
Last Verified: January 2009