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Should young children living in malarial areas be given iron every day? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2010) Should young children living in malarial areas be given iron every day? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

Iron supplements do not increase the risk of malaria illness or death in children living in malarial areas.

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 Ojukwu JU, Okebe JU, Yahav D, Paul M. Oral iron supplementation for preventing or treating anaemia among children in malariaendemic areas. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD006589. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006589.pub2 Evidence Update published in March 2010.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD006589, Oral Iron Supplementation, Children, Anaemia, Malaria, Evidence Update
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 20.5 Research (General)
WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 750 Malaria
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: q Moody
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2010 15:15
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:01
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1319

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