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Vitamin A for preventing acute lower respiratory tract infections in children up to seven years of age

  1. Hengxi Chen1,
  2. Qi Zhuo2,
  3. Wei Yuan2,
  4. Juan Wang2,
  5. Taixiang Wu3,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 29 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006090.pub2


How to Cite

Chen H, Zhuo Q, Yuan W, Wang J, Wu T. Vitamin A for preventing acute lower respiratory tract infections in children up to seven years of age. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD006090. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006090.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    West China Second University Hospital, West China Women's and Children's Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

  2. 2

    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

  3. 3

    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese Clinical Trial Registry, Chinese Evidence-Based Medicine Centre, INCLEN Resource and Training Centre, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

*Taixiang Wu, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese Clinical Trial Registry, Chinese Evidence-Based Medicine Centre, INCLEN Resource and Training Centre, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No. 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610041, China. txwutx@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

SEARCH

[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Search strategy in Chinese databases
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Methodological quality graph: review authors' judgements about each methodological quality item presented as percentages across all included studies.
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Figure 3. Methodological quality summary: review authors' judgements about each methodological quality item for each included study.
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Figure 6. Summary findings table
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Vitamin A versus placebo, Outcome 1 Incidence of acute LRTI in community-based trials.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Vitamin A versus placebo, Outcome 2 Prevalence of symptoms of acute LRTI.