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In areas where diarrhoeal disease is common, do interventions that aim to improve the quality of drinking water prevent diarrhoea? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2007) In areas where diarrhoeal disease is common, do interventions that aim to improve the quality of drinking water prevent diarrhoea? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

Researchers have tested a range of interventions applied at the water source, and at the point of use. Those tested all helped reduce diarrhoea in all age groups.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Alliance Programme (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK; and the Australasian Cochrane Centre. Adapted from Clasen T, Roberts I, Rabie T, Schmidt W, Cairncross S. Interventions to improve water quality for preventing diarrhoea. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD004794. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004794.pub2. Evidence Update published in January 2007.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD004794, Oral Zinc, Diarrhoea, Water Purification, Water Supply, Evidence Update
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 20.5 Research (General)
WA Public Health > Water > WA 675 Water. Water supply. Sources
WI Digestive System > WI 407 Diarrhea
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: Martin Chapman
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2011 11:01
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:03
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/2336

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