Impact of zinc supplementation in children with acute diarrhoea in Turkey


Boran P. , Tokuc G., Vagas E., Oktem S., Gokduman M.

ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, cilt.91, ss.296-299, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 91 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1136/adc.2005.079939
  • Dergi Adı: ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.296-299

Özet

Objective: Zinc deficiency is prevalent in children in developing countries. Supplemental zinc provides therapeutic benefits in diarrhoea. Our aim was to evaluate the effect of daily zinc supplementation for 14 days on diarrhoea duration, severity, and morbidity in children.