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Does oral zinc reduce the duration of diarrhoea in children? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2010) Does oral zinc reduce the duration of diarrhoea in children? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

In areas where diarrhoea is an important cause of child mortality, oral zinc reduces the duration of acute or persistent diarrhoea in young children over the age of six months.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Research Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK. Adapted from Lazzerini M, Ronfani L. Oral zinc for treating diarrhoea in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD005436. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005436.pub2 Evidence Update published in June 2010.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD005436, Oral Zinc, Diarrhoea, Child Health, Evidence Update
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 20.5 Research (General)
WS Pediatrics > Diseases of Children and Adolescents > By System > WS 312 Diarrheal disorders
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: q Moody
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2010 10:24
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:01
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1311

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