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Parent/Caregiver Supervision and Child Injury A Systematic Review of Critical Dimensions for Understanding This Relationship

Lauren Petrass, Jenny D Blitvich, Caroline F Finch

FAMILY & COMMUNITY HEALTH | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2009

Abstract

This study reviewed the relationship between recognized dimensions of supervision and children's injuries based on Saluja et al's (Injury Control and Safety Promotion. 2004;11:17-22) hierarchal model of supervision strategies. A systematic review of peer-review studies was done with the earliest records available to 2007. There were 112 potentially relevant articles identified; 31 studies met all inclusion criteria. Reported studies were categorized according to the dimensions of supervision they addressed. Studies were not evenly distributed across the dimensions. There was evidence from the study that directly linking dimensions of supervision to child injury risk and outcomes is scarce. F..

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