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Table 2 Study procedures

From: The Best Services Trial (BeST?): a cluster randomised controlled trial comparing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of New Orleans Intervention Model with services as usual (SAU) for infants and young children entering care

Study procedure

Visit 1

Visit 2

Randomisation automated system

Visit 3 (baseline)

4–14 weeks post-care entry

Visit 4 (follow-up)

15 months post-care entry

Visit 5 (final follow-up)

2.5 years post-randomisation

Interview or focus group

Provision of study information

     

Consent

 

     

Randomisation

 

    

SDQ

To be completed for children aged 2 and over, according to age of child:

• 24y, 4–17y

   

 

PIR-GAS

To be completed for all children

   

 

ITSEA

To be completed for children aged 12–35 months

   

  

DAI

To be completed if child 12 months and over

   

 

DAWBA

To be completed for children aged 2 and over, according to age of child:

• 24y, 4–17y

   

 

Service use questionnaire

To be completed for all children

   

 

TIMB

To be completed for all children

   

 

Observational Checklist for RAD

To be completed if child 12 months and over

   

(if not collected V3)

  

Cognitive assessment

WPPSI III—30–47 months,

WPPSI III—48–87 months

WISC IV—children + 87 months

   

(optional)

(optional)

 

PedsQL

To be completed for all children, according to age of child:

1–12 m, 1324 m, 2–4y, 5–7y

   

 

RPQ

To be completed if child 12 months and over

   

 

Data linkage

     

 

Parent/carer qualitative interview/focus group