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Zinc supplementation for preventing mortality, morbidity, and growth failure in children aged 6 months to 12 years of age

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Background Zinc deficiency is prevalent in low‐ and middle‐income countries, and contributes to significant diarrhoea‐, pneumonia‐, and malaria‐related morbidity and mortality among young children. Zinc deficiency also impairs growth.
Objectives To assess the effects of zinc supplementation for preventing mortality and morbidity, and for promoting growth, in children aged six months to 12 years of age.
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/14651858.cd009384.pub2

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ORCID:
0000-0002-8973-8372
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Worcester College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9941-6975
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Publisher:
Cochrane Collaboration Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2014
Issue:
5
Article number:
CD009384
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2014-05-15
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EISSN:
1469-493X
Pmid:
24826920
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
473941
Local pid:
pubs:473941
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2020-12-02

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