Margaret A.WinkerMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Interim CoeditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor: The study by Dr Olds and
colleagues1 and the accompanying Editorial by Dr
Earls2 continue the series of reports trying to establish
that home nurse visits change the course of events for deprived
children. The premise of the study and the methods of the research
raise significant issues.
Dunn JD. Long-term Effects of Home Visits on Children's Behavior. JAMA. 1999;281(15):1375-1377. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-281-15-jbk0421