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Intervention Protocol

Vitamin D supplementation for improving bone mineral density in children

  1. Tania M Winzenberg2,*,
  2. Sandi Powell3,
  3. Kelly A Shaw4,
  4. Graeme Jones2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006944


How to Cite

Winzenberg TM, Powell S, Shaw KA, Jones G. Vitamin D supplementation for improving bone mineral density in children (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD006944. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006944.

Author Information

  1. 2

    University of Tasmania, Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, TAS, Australia

  2. 3

    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

  3. 4

    Public Health Unit, Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

*Tania M Winzenberg, Menzies Resarch Institute, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, TAS, 7001, Australia. tania.winzenberg@utas.edu.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

·To determine the effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation for improving bone mineral density in children.
·To determine if any effect of vitamin D supplementation varies by sex, age or pubertal stage, the type or dose of vitamin D given or baseline vitamin D status.
·To determine if any effect of vitamin D supplementation persists after cessation of the intervention.