The Pediatric Development Clinic Study (PDC)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03665012|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 11, 2018
Last Update Posted : September 10, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Pregnancy, Puerperium and Perinatal Conditions||Other: Pediatric Development Clinic (PDC)|
|Study Type :||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Actual Enrollment :||376 participants|
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||2 Years|
|Official Title:||The Pediatric Development Clinic Study: the Development, Medical and Nutritional Outcomes of Children Discharged From the Neonatal Unit in Rural Rwanda|
|Actual Study Start Date :||April 1, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 12, 2019|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 12, 2019|
- Other: Pediatric Development Clinic (PDC)
All children enrolled in PDC will be at screened for any medical condition they may have and be referred for treatment as required. Nutrition and development support are also provided to clinic enrollees, based on clinic protocols which include regular monitoring and intervention.
- To compare developmental outcomes of children who were enrolled in the PDC to children who did not receive PDC services and to the general population. [ Time Frame: April 2014 to March 2019 ]Proportion of children who are on track developmentally measured by the Ages and Stages Questionnaire Version 3 (ASQ-3) and Caregiver Reported Early Childhood Development Index (CREDI).
- To compare nutritional outcomes of children who were enrolled in the PDC to children who did not receive PDC services and to the general population. [ Time Frame: April 2014 to March 2019 ]Proportion of children with normal nutritional status based on anthropometric measures and World Health Organization Growth Standards: weight-for-age (underweight) or weight-for-height (wasting) or length/height-for-age (stunting) z-scores < -2 (undernutrition) vs healthy (z-score >-2).
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03665012
|Kirehe District Hospital|
|Kirehe, Eastern, Rwanda|