Nurse-led visitation programs lead to fewer infant ED visits

11/4/2013

A nurse visiting program in Durham County, N.C., was associated with a reduced rate of infant emergency care episodes as well as fewer overnight stays in the hospital in the first year of life, according to a study in the journal Pediatrics. Emergency department visits and overnight hospital stays can cost thousands of dollars, compared with the program's cost of an average of $700 for every family served.

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