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Intermittent iron supplementation for improving nutrition and developmental outcomes in children

  1. Allison C Sylvetsky1,
  2. Maria Elena D Jefferds2,
  3. Luz Maria De-Regil1,*,
  4. Therese Dowswell3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009085

How to Cite

Sylvetsky AC, Jefferds MED, De-Regil LM, Dowswell T. Intermittent iron supplementation for improving nutrition and developmental outcomes in children (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD009085. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009085.

Author Information

  1. 1

    World Health Organization, Micronutrients Unit, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, Geneva, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control Program, Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  3. 3

    The University of Liverpool, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Liverpool, UK

*Luz Maria De-Regil, Micronutrients Unit, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva, 1211, Switzerland. deregillu@who.int.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 13 APR 2011

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

To assess the effects and safety of intermittent iron supplementation, alone or in combination with other nutrients, on nutritional and developmental outcomes in children less than 12 years of age compared with daily regimen or no treatment.