Effectiveness of developmental screening in an urban setting

Journal Name: 
Pediatrics
Authors: 
Guevara,J.P.
Gerdes,M.
Localio,R.
Huang,Y.V.
Pinto-Martin,J.
Minkovitz,C.S.
Hsu,D.
Kyriakou,L.
Baglivo,S.
Kavanagh,J.
Pati,S.
Abstract: 
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effectiveness of developmental screening on the identification of developmental delays, early intervention (EI) referrals, and EI eligibility. METHODS: This randomized controlled, parallel-group trial was conducted from December 2008 to June 2010 in 4 urban pediatric practices. Children were eligible if they were
1
2013
Volume: 
131
Pages: 
30-37
Keywords: 
2010, Adolescent, African American, African-American, analysis, Checklist, Child, Child,Preschool, Developmental Disabilities, Diagnosis, electronic, epidemiology, evaluation, Family, Female, hospital, Humans, Income, Infant, intervention, Male, Mass Screening, Methods, Philadelphia, Research, Research Support, support, therapy, Time, Treatment Outcome, Urban Population